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SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Repeating The Scam – Engaging In Risky Behavior Over & Over

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Repeating The Scam - Engaging In Risky Behavior Over & Over During the formative years of contemporary psychiatry, much attention was paid to the continuing role of past traumatic experiences on the current lives of people. Charcot, Janet, and Freud all noted that fragmented memories of traumatic events dominated the mental life of many of their patient and built their theories about the nature and treatment of psychopathology on this recognition. [...]

SCARS™ Insights: Naming & Shaming Scammers!

SCARS™ Insights: Naming & Shaming Scammers! One of our scam victim's support group members asked a very important question: "IS IT POSSIBLE TO NAME AND SHAME THESE CRIMINALS PUBLICLY?" First, We Need To Ask The Question - Why Is This Important? To Victims? To Anyone? A very large percentage of scam victims almost demand to be able to name and shame their scammers. This is almost an instinctual response after their scam ends and they [...]

SCARS Editorial: COMMON SENSE ABOUT AVOIDING CONTAGION

SCARS Editorial: Common Sense About Avoiding Contagion This is not a normal topic for us here at SCARS, however we have been through many other epidemics similar to COVID-19. We wanted to share with you our own experience and personal advice with you. We do not offer this as expert medical advice, this is just our personal advice for how to deal with the situation right now and what may come. We hope that you [...]

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