by Kassandra Lamb
Do you get as frustrated as I do when you read something in a novel or short story that you know is just plain wrong?
Today I’m over at Jami Gold’s cyber-home, talking about some common mistakes authors make about psychology. Come on over and check it out!
9 Common Errors Authors Make about Psychological Disorders
As a retired psychotherapist, I cringe sometimes when I read inaccurate references to psychological phenomena in fiction. But as an author, I know how hard it is to get every detail right. We can’t all be experts in every field, and I’ve certainly made some cringe-worthy errors in areas outside my own expertise.
Today, I want to correct several misconceptions about psychology and psychological disorders that I’ve seen misrepresented in fiction.
One: Schizophrenia and multiple personalities are NOT the same disorder.
This common mistake is understandable because this misconception is widespread in our society…READ MORE
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