A nice little video about different attachment styles in relationships. https://www.youtube.com/watch…
What makes a good life? This interesting TED-talk refers to the longest study on happiness, in which a group of men are followed from young adulthood to old age. The study points out that good relationships are the most important determinant of happiness.
The Tale is a fantastic film about a woman who re-experiences memories about a sexual relationship between her and her running coach. The film is based on a true story and describes grooming and how powerful manipulation can be in the sensitive teenage years.
By Simon Baron-Cohen
The book takes a closer look at empathy. Especially interesting is the term 0-empathy, including 0-empathy negative and 0-empathy positive. Referring to 0-empathy negative the focus is on borderline, psychopathy and narcissism. With 0-empathy positive the focus is on Asperger syndrome. Heredity and environment are discussed in relation to all the conditions.
It is a good and rewarding book spiced with cases.
Peter Fonagy talks about the psychology of violence.
Curiousness and openness are important elements in mentalization based treatment. It’s about exploring what’s going on in the mind of others and in your own mind.
Mentalizing is among other things about understanding misunderstandings. This video is an example of a therapist doing exactly this.