Amber Heard seemed to bodily react because the psychologist who reviewed her dating with Johnny Depp testified that she has two persona problems.
The defamation trial between Mr Depp and Ms Heard started on Monday 11 April in Fairfax, Virginia following Mr Depp’s lawsuit in opposition to his ex-wife in March 2019. Mr Depp is arguing that she defamed him in a December 2018 op-ed revealed in The Washington Publish titled “I spoke up in opposition to sexual violence — and confronted our tradition’s wrath. That has to modify”.
Psychologist Dr Shannon Curry took the stand on Tuesday announcing that she met with Ms Heard on “two separate dates” as she performed her analysis – 10 and 17 December 2021. She mentioned they spent 12 hours in combination and that “the results of Ms Heard’s analysis supported two diagnoses – borderline persona dysfunction and histrionic persona dysfunction”.
Dr Curry mentioned Ms Heard “externalises blame” and will also be “self-righteous”, “judgemental” and has anger.
She added that there’s a “determined worry of abandonment” amongst the ones with borderline dysfunction and that the response to this is to take a look at to stay a vital different shut and this behaviour can grow to be excessive.
Dr Curry mentioned the ones with borderline dysfunction can seem fascinating and socially subtle, however they are able to additionally blow up and be ignorant of issues of their pondering.
They’re very considering appearances, will also be merciless, and would possibly combat to confess faults, prompting a large number of problems in shut relationships.
Reactions will also be violent or competitive and they are able to be abusive to their spouse to bodily prevent them from leaving.
They might also use the felony device to prevent their spouse from leaving by way of threatening to report a restraining order or claiming that they have got been abused.
Dr Curry mentioned other folks with borderline dysfunction can really feel slighted simply they usually make no try at controlling their feelings. They’ll do anything else to precise anger.
Medical psychologist describes how she identified Heard with two persona problems
Describing histrionic persona dysfunction, Dr Curry mentioned it’s a want to be the centre of consideration, including that the ones with the situation will want to make up tales to position themselves on the centre as both the “sufferer” or “princess”.
Dr Curry mentioned there was once proof that Ms Heard was once “grossly” exaggerating signs of PTSD and that there was once no proof to reinforce that she was once if truth be told affected by the situation.
In her 2018 op-ed, Ms Heard wrote that “like many ladies, I have been pressured and sexually assaulted by the point I used to be of school age. However I saved quiet — I didn’t be expecting submitting proceedings to carry justice. And I didn’t see myself as a sufferer”.
“Then two years in the past, I become a public determine representing home abuse, and I felt the whole power of our tradition’s wrath for ladies who talk out,” she added on the time.
Whilst Mr Depp isn’t named within the piece, his felony group argues that it comprises a “transparent implication that Mr Depp is a home abuser”, which they are saying is “categorically and demonstrably false”. Mr Depp is looking for damages of “now not not up to $50m”.
Ms Heard has filed a $100m counterclaim in opposition to Mr Depp for nuisance and immunity from his allegations.