Articles in Body Image, Trauma and PTSD and Depression

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by Dr. Daniel Winarick on September 15, 2019
Avoidant Personality Disorder
by Dr. Daniel Winarick on September 15, 2019
Avoidant Personality Disorder (AVPD) is characterized by discomfort in social situations. The level of discomfort is enough to cause the person to avoid social situations and relationships. ... Read full article
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding and abusive relationships
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding is the biological addiction to the abuser and the ups and downs of the relationship. This need for affection is like a drug.... Read full article
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
What underlies your addiction? Consider trauma/PTSD
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
PTSD and trauma are well-known risk factors for both alcohol and drug use. Many people with PTSD use substances to self-medicate their symptoms.... Read full article
on November 12, 2018
The Inner Working Model: A Story of Two Babies
on November 12, 2018
This article explores how a child's inner working model (view of self and world) is impacted by the quality of care during infancy and childhood. ... Read full article
on November 12, 2018
The Healing Power of Connection
on November 12, 2018
This article explores the healing power of connection and therapy. Learning emotion and stress regulation can only be done through connection with another person, sometimes a therapist. ... Read full article
on October 03, 2018
Paternal postpartum depression; Jason's story
on October 03, 2018
Paternal postpartum depression (PPD) is more common than most people realize. In today's society, PPD is a serious concern given that men are playing a larger role in child care. Maternal depression greatly increases the likelihood of PPD. ... Read full article
on September 03, 2018
Postpartum Depression
on September 03, 2018
Postpartum depression (PPD) affects approximately 10 to 15% of women. The article looks at the signs and symptoms of PDD, and who is at a higher risk. What to do if you have PPD and potential effects on the infant are discussed.... Read full article
by Dr. David Younger on August 30, 2018
What is Mindfulness?
by Dr. David Younger on August 30, 2018
Mindfulness is to be present. Your attention is a precious resource, needed for learning, for your best performance at work, and for engaging in relationships. ... Read full article
on August 26, 2018
Understanding the Body-Mind Connection and Mental Health
on August 26, 2018
A growing body of evidence indicates diet and exercise are linked to common mental disorders such as depression and anxiety. There are ways to increase serotonin levels in the brain naturally through specific foods and routine physical activity.... Read full article
on August 11, 2018
Can Faith-Based Therapy be the Answer?
on August 11, 2018
The following article discusses the divide between faith and mental health, and how faith-based therapy can bridge the gap.... Read full article
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