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Automatic Thoughts, System 1 And 2 Reasoning And Childhood Trauma

Yohen et al.,at the University of Istanbul in Turkey (2017), carried out a study involving 1000 undergraduates to see if those who had suffered childhood trauma were more likely to experience automatic thoughts than those who had not. The data was collected using the CHILDHOOD TRAUMA QUESTIONNAIRE and the AUTOMATIC THOUGHTS QUESTIONNAIRE.   It was …

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Depression, Mental Pain, Suicide And Associated Brain Regions

We have seen that those who suffer severe and protracted childhood trauma are at increased risk of suffering from depression in adulthood. We know that depression can lead to physical pain but it can also lead to excruciating emotional pain. One such type of emotional pain was described by Eisenberger and  Lieberman (2005) as ‘social …

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Being Traumatized ‘Like Having Foot On Brake And Gas At Same Time.’

The traumatized state has been likened to the effects of the simultaneous depression of both a car’s gas pedal (accelerator) and brake. I explain why below: Our physiological state of arousal is determined by the interplay between our sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems and these two systems have the following functions : THE SYMPATHETIC AND …

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Depression, Thinking Styles And Hypnotherapy

We have seen from other articles published on this site that those who have experienced severe and protracted childhood trauma are, as adults, at an elevated risk of suffering from depression. We have also seen how hypnotherapy can benefit trauma survivors (in fact, research has shown that those suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are, …

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Depression, Anger And Poor Coping Abilities Linked To Poor Parenting

  Sign Out DashboardProfileMyPlateMy FriendsMy InboxSettings Research recently conducted by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found that, in general, parents underestimate the possible adverse effects that poor parenting is likely to have upon children (and, likewise, the extent of the positive impact of good parenting). Examples of poor parenting include : – inconsistent and unpredictable discipline …

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