Is Hypnosis Real? Evidence From Neuroimaging And Brain Activity.

Is Hypnosis Real? In the past, scientific studies on the effectiveness of hypnosis had to rely upon the verbal reports of those who had undergone hypnosis – in other words, the researchers relied upon the subjective account the person who Read the rest

Childhood Trauma Leading to ‘The Jumping to Conclusions’ Bias

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Those who suffer childhood trauma, studies reveal, are far more likely than others, all else being equal, to develop a specific COGNITIVE BIAS which has been termed, rather informally, ‘The Jumping to Conclusions Bias’.

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The Mother Prone to Explosive Rage.

When a mother is prone to uncontrolled, explosive outbursts of rage it casts a shadow over every day for her offspring. The child needs to be on constant ‘red alert’, preoccupied with the possibility of another outburst, always anticipating it, Read the rest

Narcissistic Personality Disorder : Its Link To Childhood Trauma

This article examines the link between narcissistic disorder and childhood trauma. Several of my articles have already looked in some detail at the link between childhood trauma and the subsequent risk of developing a personality disorder (or disorders) if appropriate Read the rest

Compassion Focused Therapy for Effects of Childhood Trauma

 

Therapy which emphasizes self-compassion (as well as compassion for others), not inappropriately called COMPASSION FOCUSED THERAPY (CFT), has become increasingly utilized for the treatment of the effects of childhood trauma over the last decade or so. It is based Read the rest

Mindfulness : A Very Effective Technique for Treating Conditions Related to Childhood Trauma

 

MINDFULNESS is an exciting technique, its effectiveness supported by much research evidence, which is now becoming very popular as a tool for the treatment of conditions related to childhood trauma, including depression, anxiety, difficulties regulating emotions and borderline Read the rest

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