The essential characteristic of the obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is a preoccupation with order, perfection, and control, at the expense of flexibility, openness and efficiency. Individuals with OCPD are conscientious, scrupulous, and inflexible about morality, ethics, norms and values.

The essential characteristic of the obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is a preoccupation with order, perfection, and control, at the expense of flexibility, openness and efficiency. Individuals with OCPD are conscientious, scrupulous, and inflexible about morality, ethics, norms and values.

Separating normal from abnormal is, for most people, a question of which norms and values their particular cultural group embraces and which norms and values their particular cultural group disavows. But they take it as a given that one dominant set of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, the thoughts feelings and behaviors derived from the norms …

Depression And The Competitive Attitude

Separating normal from abnormal is, for most people, a question of which norms and values their particular cultural group embraces and which norms and values their particular cultural group disavows. But they take it as a given that one dominant set of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, the thoughts feelings and behaviors derived from the norms …

A real world example of the process of super ego formation, where an external set of norms and values is internalized.

Super Ego Formation In Action

A real world example of the process of super ego formation, where an external set of norms and values is internalized.

Anyone who thinks in terms of well-adjusted or maladjusted is an unwitting cultural watchdog, a sort of unofficial police officer. The question is well-adjusted or maladjusted to what? The answer is to the norms and values of a specific historically conditioned society. These norms and values are fundamentally necessary for the continued smooth functioning of …

Cultural Watchdog

Anyone who thinks in terms of well-adjusted or maladjusted is an unwitting cultural watchdog, a sort of unofficial police officer. The question is well-adjusted or maladjusted to what? The answer is to the norms and values of a specific historically conditioned society. These norms and values are fundamentally necessary for the continued smooth functioning of …

Finding yourself in adulthood would be easy, almost effortless, if you’d always been encouraged to be yourself in childhood. Some get lucky in that regard but most don’t. Not because their parents are particularly malicious or controlling but because, in trying to be good parents and passing on the norms and values that will help …

Finding Yourself

Finding yourself in adulthood would be easy, almost effortless, if you’d always been encouraged to be yourself in childhood. Some get lucky in that regard but most don’t. Not because their parents are particularly malicious or controlling but because, in trying to be good parents and passing on the norms and values that will help …

Dominant Norms and Values surrounding Eating Disorder: Many girls and women feel they need to look thin and have this perfect body, a lot like the ones they see on television and in the magazines. Because of this, it can cause eating disorders. Many of these women and girls feel like it's the only thing they can do to be like the people they look up to.

Dominant Norms and Values surrounding Eating Disorder: Many girls and women feel they need to look thin and have this perfect body, a lot like the ones they see on television and in the magazines. Because of this, it can cause eating disorders. Many of these women and girls feel like it's the only thing they can do to be like the people they look up to.

Modesty in Islam As Per Traditions Of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Modesty in Islam As Per Traditions Of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Statistically True • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100224132655.htm • Liberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds.:

Statistically True • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100224132655.htm • Liberals and atheists smarter? Intelligent people have values novel in human evolutionary history, study finds.:

A look at some of the conflicting cultural norms and values that create neurosis in adults.

American Neurosis

A look at some of the conflicting cultural norms and values that create neurosis in adults.

everything4writers: Cultural Heritage Below the Water Line - OIC Moments The cultural iceberg - worthwhile reading, with examples from Western society versus Native Americans. Either as reference, or for consideration when world building and designing a new culture. Many storytellers do a great job of depicting the surface part of culture, but miss all the subtlety of deep culture.

everything4writers: Cultural Heritage Below the Water Line - OIC Moments The cultural iceberg - worthwhile reading, with examples from Western society versus Native Americans. Either as reference, or for consideration when world building and designing a new culture. Many storytellers do a great job of depicting the surface part of culture, but miss all the subtlety of deep culture.

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