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

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What Is Mindfulness?

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 personality disorder (BPD). It derives from Buddhist philosophy.

The technique teaches people to improve their coping ability and resilience by concentrating on :

– how they breathe

– observing

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A Closer Examination of The Effects of Childhood Trauma. Part 2

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In Part One I looked at how childhood trauma can adversely affect an individual’s ability to control his/her emotions and his/her ability to maintain relationships and interact socially.

In this post, Part 2, I wish to look at how 3 other areas of the individual’s functioning may be adversely affected by the experience of childhood trauma. These are:

Behavior
– Physical Health
– Cognitive Functioning (thinking skills).

Let’s look at how each of these 3

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