Dr. Stanley Goldstein - Author and Psychologist

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What Made a Brilliant, Decorated Soldier Go Off the Rails?

August 26, 2018

Tags: Winner, NSA, psychological testing

I can't help wondering what made Reality Winner, the NSA leaker & former highly decorated soldier and brilliant linguist, go off the rails. Projective psychological testing (Rorschach, Thematic Apperception Test) might give the answer but I doubt this was done. Being a loner and quirky (as described in the news article) doesn't add up to (more…)