Monthly Archives: March 2016

Are your emotional responses normal or abnormal?

Date: June 25, 2015 Source: SAGE Publications Summary: We all feel emotion, we all get upset, can feel low, angry and overjoyed, but when do these emotional responses become something of a medical concern? When are these feelings inappropriate, too … Continue reading

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Human emotion: We report our feelings in 3-D

Source: Elsevier Summary: Like it or not and despite the surrounding debate of its merits, 3-D is the technology du jour for movie-making in Hollywood. It now turns out that even our brains use three dimensions to communicate emotions. According … Continue reading

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Study cracks how brain processes emotions

Although feelings are personal and subjective, the human brain turns them into a standard code that objectively represents emotions across different senses, situations and even people, reports a new study by Cornell University neuroscientist Adam Anderson. “We discovered that fine-grained … Continue reading

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After Trauma, New Strength as Well as New Scars

Survivors of terrible accidents and losses often find more meaningful ways to live and richer types of happiness By: JIM RENDON Updated Sept. 18, 2015 2:05 p.m. ET Who is happier, the winner of a lottery jackpot or someone confined … Continue reading

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Somatic Experiencing: A Body-Centered Approach to Healing Veterans’ PTSD

  Somatic Experiencing: A Body-Centered Approach to Healing Veterans’ PTSD By J. Scott Janssen, MSW, LCSW Social Work Today Vol. 15 No. 5 P. 12 This new approach to treating PTSD is based on the assumption that trauma is an … Continue reading

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