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  1. How Can “Disintegration” Be Positive?

    When there’s a sickness in the society around you, Kazimierz Dabrowski argued that being maladjusted to it is actually a way to be mentally healthy. While such maladjustment still often leads us to disintegration, the good news is that this kind of disintegration may simply be a step on the broader process of reintegrating ourselves in a healthier, more powerful way.

  2. Overexcitability: Where It Came From, Where It’s Going

    To navigate the controversy that has erupted around overexcitability—is it related to giftedness? Is it misused as excuse, or a reason not to seek needed help?—it’s useful to step back and see what it means in the context of the theory that gave it its name.

  3. The Journey Back From Hades: Reclaiming America Through Positive Disintegration

    In this elegantly crafted, piercingly insightful piece, psychologist Elizabeth Mika describes precisely why the theory of positive disintegration is the right theory for the Trump era.

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