Tag Archives: Differentiation

Differentiating shame from embarrassment

From Emotion Review Are shame and embarrassment variants of the same emotion or do they represent distinct emotions? For some theorists the position is clear-cut: “Even though embarrassment and shame reflect negative self-evaluation . . . there is evidence that … Continue reading

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Amplifying differences to develop our own identity and mitigate sibling rivalry

Sibling differentiation, identity development, and the lateral dimension of psychic life From Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association Last week in UK politics some commentators remarked how “brotherly love took a backseat to a lust for power” as the Miliband … Continue reading

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