Tag: research

Repressed Memory

Nothing has shaken the world of psychology more than the memory wars. This controversy began in the 1990’s in response to the growing number of people, mostly women, beginning in the 1980’s, who claimed to have suddenly remembered severe trauma in their early childhoods. At first, these accounts of...

Research on the Causes of Eating Disorders

In piece two of the series on eating disorders I wrote for the CTPSD Foundation, we have already explored how dopamine and serotonin play vital roles in influencing eating disorders. In this article, we’re going to take a closer examination of what happens in the brains of those who...

A Preview of The  Newest Research on Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

There have been some truly remarkable research papers written about complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD) in the past few decades. Some of the research focuses exclusively on CPTSD while others can apply to any mental health disorder. In this article, I’m going to break the ice in the series...

Countertransference A Hazard for Therapists

We seldom consider the fight therapists go through in their personal lives to keep their lives separate from the horror they encounter when dealing with highly traumatized clients. This article was published in the The Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders and Treatment looks at this subject and tries to...

Free PDF of Ebook of My Blog Posts from 2014-Present

The posts included in the following ebook are from my early days writing this blog through the beginning of September 2017. I thought you all might enjoy having a copy to read at your leisure. I shall be publishing new ones every six months. Just copy paste the link...