“Over the years I came to believe, and again I’m leaving out the biological aspects,
but that psychological disorders are all disorders of thinking. So narcissists,
for instance, cannot or will not think of other people….What we used to call
passive-dependent people don’t think for themselves.
Obsessive-compulsives tend to have great difficulty thinking in the big picture.
And I would say that if you have a patient or a client who has some real difficulty,
psychological difficulty, look for the problem in their thinking.
There is some area where they are not thinking correctly. “