The Brain Training Found To Treat Severe Depression

Small study sees improvements in those with ‘untreatable’ depression with no side-effects. Learning to control your own brain waves could be an effective treatment for severe depression, new research finds. The small pilot study found that a technique called neurofeedback…

The Drink That Cuts Alzheimer’s Risk Up To 86%

Just one cup a day is enough to reduce the risk. Drinking tea is linked to a dramatic reduction in the risk of cognitive impairment in older people, new research suggests. A single daily cup of tea reduces cognitive decline…

The Type Of Food That Destroys Cognitive Function

Some foods have an negative effect on cognitive function and, potentially, eating habits. Diets high in saturated fats can slow brain function, new research finds. Saturated fats have a direct effect on the hypothalamus, an area of the brain which…

How To Get a Narcissist to Feel Empathy

A simple technique to help narcissists develop more fellow-feeling. Narcissists aren’t much interested in other people’s suffering, or, for that matter, any of other people’s feelings. Erica Hepper, the author of a new study on the subject, explains that narcissists…

Attachment and Adult Love

Attachment and Adult Love Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT-C) is based on a new paradigm for understanding adult love relationships. The premise is basically this: humans have the need for secure attachment relationships across the life span not just in...

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Suffering a Loss and Grief

Grief starts with Attachment Attachment & Grief (John Bowlby) If the goal of attachment behavior is to maintain an affectional bond, situations that endanger this bond give rise to certain very specific reactions. The greater the potential for loss, the more...

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Marital Interventions

When marriages are facing reoccurring problematic issues, they may need the help of a professional to help them restore their relationship. Depending on the depth of the problems I would choose either Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) or Cognitive Behavioral...

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Marital Communication

Marriages succeed when couples embrace open and honest communication. During the courting phase of the relationship the individual only tells the other person things that are impressive or socially acceptable. The primary concern is appearing desirable and gaining...

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Factors for a Stable Marriage

Stable and successful marriages over time have many common factors. Below are two studies that include factors for marriages lasting over 10 years and another study that includes factors for marriages lasting over 45 years. In the first study, O’Leary, Acevedo, Aron,...

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Healthy Relationship Components

Loving relationships harness intimacy, passion, and commitment. Intimacy encompasses the feelings of closeness, connectedness, and bondedness a person experiences in a loving relationship.  Passion encompasses the drive that leads to romance, physical attraction, and...

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Implications of Divorce

Divorce is the last resort for a failing marriage. It happens when the couple is so unhappy that they decide that they are better off alone. According to Gottman and Silver (2000), The most destructive and biggest predictors of divorce and separation are “Criticism,...

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Marital Satisfaction

A satisfying marriage has many factors and can be defined in many different ways. Each individual in a committed relationship has their own needs, expectations, and beliefs. This paper will cover general topics that contribute to marital satisfaction and maintaining...

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