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Now, it would be irresponsible of me to confer a formal diagnosis in the absence of sufficient firsthand information and corroborative data.
I include PPD in my descriptions of the major personality disturbances in Now here’s the real kicker about (and some would even argue the “core” of) the paranoid personality: Even though they’re usually not truly delusional, their beliefs border on the delusional.having Asperger’s Disorder) or a serious “misogynist” (there appears little doubt misogyny was a big factor) misses the mark when it comes to understanding the depths of his pathology.And not having his pathology correctly pegged might also have significantly contributed to many not recognizing the full extent of his dangerousness.Rodger cannot help but see how delusional he was not only in his perceptions of others but also in his appraisal of himself.And what made him so dangerous (People with PPD are not completely devoid of danger when they’re not in a decompensated, delusional state but are generally able to exercise better impulse control and practical judgment).And the fact that he was so dangerous and the way both our mental health system and our law enforcement system work left them unable to protect folks from him is a genuine disgrace.
Just how broken our mental health care systems and legal systems are when it comes to the severely disturbed is probably fodder for another series of articles.
But hopefully today’s article will help make some sense of yet another senseless tragedy and provide some helpful and perhaps potentially life-saving information to those who know or have known someone with PPD.
A major insight into human behavior from pre-internet era studies of communication is the tendency of people not to speak up about policy issues in public—or among their family, friends, and work colleagues—when they believe their own point of view is not widely shared.
Among the more serious personality disturbances, there’s a disorder you hardly ever hear about.
Even when it manifests itself, this disorder is often neither recognized for what it is nor properly diagnosed.
It focused on one important public issue: Edward Snowden’s 2013 revelations of widespread government surveillance of Americans’ phone and email records.