Month: October 2015

I Can’t Believe My Eyes

  Part 1 Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a relatively common disorder that consists of a distressing or impairing preoccupation with imagined or slight defects in appearance. BDD is commonly considered to be an obsessivecompulsive spectrum disorder, based on similarities it has with obsessive-compulsive disorder…(1) “…this disorder is […]

How to Not Believe Your Eyes?

  The term Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) describes a disabling preoccupation with perceived defects or flaws in appearance. It can affect both men and women, and makes sufferers excessively self-conscious. They tend to check their appearance repeatedly and try to camouflage or alter the defects they see, often […]

Since Right Now

Checked this out again last night and well worth another listen.  In the first half hour, in particular, Paul Henry explains why he thinks addictive behaviours of all sorts are emotional disorders – how the “spiritual malady” of 12 step recovery  can also be seen as an emotional […]

What is Addictive Behaviour?

In this blogsite we will be asking and attempting to give answers to the following questions 1. What is addictive behaviour? 2. How is it defined? 3. What are the neurobiological models of addiction – dopaminergic positive reinforcement models, stress based negative reinforcement models and thirdly a model […]

The Case Of George…

Unveiling the Hidden Self (part 2) Today we look at a clinical study (vignette) of a patient who suffered emotional neglect as a child to show how developmental trauma can dramatically affect the patient’s personality and behaviour. in this case, it led to negative expectations towards interpersonal relationships, disturbing feelings […]

Unveiling the hidden self

Unveiling the hidden self: Developmental trauma and pathological shame   Part 1 In this blog we and cite and use excerpts from an excellent paper  we came across recently on ResearchGate This article (1) focuses on the role played by developmental trauma in generating impairing feelings of shame as […]

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