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TEMPER, TEMPER, BABY TRUMP, by Art Smukler, author & psychiatrist

The terrible twos often resurrects itself in the teens — screaming, threats, impulsive behavior, grandiose statements, vitriolic words… “I hate you! You can’t make me! I’ll do whatever I want! 520 more words


IF I WERE JEB BUSH, WHAT WOULD I DO? By Art Smukler MD, author and psychiatrist

A few years ago, Jeb Bush spoke at a lecture series I attended in Manhattan Beach, California. He was articulate, energetic, and had a wealth of ideas that really impressed me. 357 more words


IS DONALD TRUMP IMPAIRED? Art Smukler MD, author & psychiatrist

Hello. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m an author and a psychiatrist. Today though, I’d like to put the psychiatrist first. I’ve been in private practice for over forty years (gulp, that’s a long time) and on the teaching faculty at UCLA until five years ago. 478 more words


GREAT FICTIONAL CHARACTERS THAT MAKE ME SMILE, by Art Smukler MD, author & psychiatrist

This morning I was reading the packaging on a new toothbrush. No, Mr. Happy Tooth is not a character that makes me smile. The package said to replace the toothbrush when half the blue indicator bristles lose their color. 348 more words


DONALD TRUMP AND THE BATTERED WIFE SYNDROME, by Art Smukler MD, author & psychiatrist

Everyone has an opinion about why Donald Trump is still the Republicans’ #1 candidate.

His politically incorrect stance on immigration, foreign policy, trade, Muslims, and even on beating up people who disrupt his speeches, is a combination of appalling, intriguing, and flat out entertaining. 506 more words