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 […]
I am a recovering alcoholic/addict, researcher into the neuropsychology of addictive behaviours, writer and blogger at http://alcoholicsguidetoalcoholism.com/
and have contributed to various other addiction/recovery-based websites such as Addictionland, Klen + Sobr and Recovery SI.
I currently research and write theoretical articles with academics from a UK University
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 […]
Insecure attachment, fear of intimacy and differentiation of self may indicate vulnerability of drug abuse.
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 […]
http://www.addictionland.com/blogs/entry/translating-accurate-diagnosis-into-effective-treatment-part-1 We might as well start as we want to go on…Most of my “proof of concept” PhD and other research is attempting to demonstrate that there is more to alcoholism than alcohol, more to substance addiction than substances of abuse and more to behaviourial addictions than compulsive […]
Check out my First blog on Addictionland!! 🙂 By Way Of Introduction – Addiction Recovery Blog – addictionland.com.