Robin S. Rosenberg

Robin S. Rosenberg, a clinical psychologist in San Francisco, is the author of Superhero Origins and Abnormal Psychology. Visit her website.

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Dec. 17 2013 3:27 PMThere’s No Defense for AffluenzaThe claim that a rich kid didn’t understand consequences is a distortion of psychology.
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April 12 2013 8:00 AMAbnormal Is the New NormalWhy will half of the U.S. population have a diagnosable mental disorder?

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