Following on from the last two days’ blogs of Can decision-making research provide a better understanding of chemical and behavioral addictions and Decision-making difficulties in gambling and eating disorders today the third and final part of this blog addresses decision making deficits in behavioral addictions of internet and sex […]
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 […]
Following on from Part 1 of this blog EMDR in the addiction continuing care process …”Post-EMDR Assessment Toward the end of her EMDR experience, Nancy was able to leave a job where she felt devalued, and she sought more meaningful employment. She attributed this exit to believing that […]
OUT OF CONTROL SEXUAL BEHAVIOR AS A SYMPTOM OF INSECURE ATTACHMENT Hypersexual Disorder (Kafka, 2009). Kafka’s proposal includes the following diagnostic criteria: (1) Over a period of at least six months, recurrent and intense sexual fantasies, sexual urges, or sexual behaviors in association with three or more of […]
Check out my First blog on Addictionland!! 🙂 By Way Of Introduction – Addiction Recovery Blog – addictionland.com.
We have in previous blogs discussed how substance addiction seems to have emotional processing and regulation deficits at the heart of their manifestation and act as pathomechanisms in propelling these disorders to eventual chronicity. In the next series of blogs we will be discussing whether fundamental emotional processing […]