I take this my 112th blog to wish you all a healthy and happy New Year. I would also like to thank you for reading my blogs and hope that you have gotten something from them to help you and yours on the road to happy destiny. […]
Out of all the people I know who were in treatment before me and in the group after me, as well as with me and who completed the entire course of treatment most of them, i.e. a high majority of at least 3/4s, are still in recovery. This […]
Part 3 Here we again borrow extensively from an excellent article by Linda Graham The so-called resonance circuit, discussed in our previous blog, operates in the brain of the parent attuning to his or her child; it’s what stimulates the developing brain of the infant to process and know […]
How far have we come in understanding this emotional disorder? – Addiction Recovery Blog – addictionland.com
How far have we come in understanding this emotional disorder? – Addiction Recovery Blog – addictionland.com.
Part 2 Here we again borrow extensively from an excellent article byLinda Graham “How relational learning works John Bowlby, British psychoanalyst, founder of attachment theory, hypothesized that attachment is all about safety and protection and emotional regulation in times of perceived threat or danger. Attachment is part of […]
Is there an emotional processing problem in alcoholics and addicts? – Addiction Recovery Blog – addictionland.com
Is there an emotional processing problem in alcoholics and addicts? – Addiction Recovery Blog – addictionland.com.
The Neuroscience of Attachment Here we borrow extensively from an excellent article by Linda Graham written six years ago but which gives such a comprehensive review of how the neural development of our brain is affected by attachment – as it is quite long, we will be borrowing […]
I have studied neuroscience for a number of years and see that it offers a great facility for challenging existing views about addiction and contributing to the greater arguments and debates about causes and consequences of addiction but I am also aware that it does not have all […]
Diagnosis: Towards Validity and Consistency – Addiction Recovery Blog – addictionland.com.
Following our from our blog Is Addiction an Attachment Disorder? we look at a videos that explains a figure in this blog by Dr Perry which shows the different levels of the brain and illustrates how brains may be affected by neglect and and insecure attachment. These are […]