Corporate Psychopath

Do you work with a corporate psychopath? While it’s common for workers to claim their bosses are psychopaths, research shows only one per cent of Australia’s population can be officially classed with the personality disorder. Stephen Bell, Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospital director of community and allied health, said that percentage increased to 3.5% in […]

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Banishing the ‘C’ word from suicide

Banishing the ‘C’ word from suicide “Suicide is not a sin and is no longer a crime, so we should stop saying that people ‘commit’ suicide.” That message from Beyond Blue advisers was explored by Fraser Coast expert Dr Dorothy Ratnarajah when she presented a counselling workshop at USQ Fraser Coast in July 2013. Dr […]

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Beware the workplace psychopath

Beware the workplace psychopath ONE of the most dangerous forms of pathological behaviour in the workplace is the long-term covert operation in which the offender uses passive-aggressive techniques that go undetected for years, says Director of North Brisbane Psychologists Jenny Laing. Speaking at a University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Fraser Coast workshop for health professionals early this […]