Statistics, Stigma, and Sanism: A Public Health Warning About the “Perfect Storm” Heading Toward America’s Legal Profession
Is the bar nearly broken? Recently released findings from the most robust research study to date of the behavioral health of nearly thirteen thousand lawyers from nineteen states show some very disturbing facts about the American legal profession. Called for in 1990, and therefore long overdue, this empirical study conducted by the ABA and the […]
Baby steps ….. Lawyers, you have taken them before. And, like it not, you still need to take them. You can take some important steps in a few days. You can begin learning about Emotional Intelligence with this One-Hour PLI Briefing.
Dan DeFoe JD MS, owner/blogger at Psycholawlogy, and lead consultant at Adlitem Solutions, […]
Psycholawlogy will soon be three years old. Now a toddler, my blog has had and I have enjoyed the many milestones which have occurred along the way. The launch had a purpose – to serve as “A Bridge Between Applied Psychology and the Legal Profession”. The beginning generated much excitement. That purpose has been […]
We normally experience and work in a unique, special, and dynamic emotional soup each day. Broken down to fundamentals, our daily emotional experiences have two rich qualities: variety and abundance. Some old school thinking about our health and well-being used simple math – keep levels of positive emotions high and get negative emotions to […]
Seeing and experiencing the pain of others hurt by ostracism can cause the observer to experience physical pain. Also, another form of vicarious pain, social pain in the forms of distress and threats to psychological needs of belonging, self-esteem, control, and meaningful existence, can occur when we see another person ignored and excluded.
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