Category Archives: Other Addictions

NEW RESEARCH ON COCAINE ADDICTION

The Mount Sinai Hospital published on 31 May, 2021 their new research into cocaine addiction using cognitive reappraisal. In cognitive principle therapy (CPT) we have been using a similar process to control anger, pornography and alcohol addiction for the last 10 years. Their article is shown below, but I have also shown extracts from it in…
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Addictions & Polyvagal theory

Addictions and down-regulation due to negative rumination Spiritual reflection [mindfulness] Positive & Personal [unconditional giving] Positive & Behavioral [unconditional acceptance] Negative & behavioral [bad habit] Negative & personal [very bad habit]
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The Extremist Narcissist

The Age" newspaper Melbourne 21st March, 2019"  Front page "Trolls take toll on Harris" [Sexual harassment] Page 9 " Rising chaos is just what killer wants" [NZ Killer] Page 10 "Online games platform hosts 'White power' user group"  What drives Extremist/Narcissist's views? According to Cognitive Principle Therapy they all reside on the 3rd level of…
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Human’s maladaptive response to major trauma.

Why human's can't handle full shutdown Polyvagal Theory- Stephen Porges In Polyvagal theory the nervous system activates one of four switches which controls the flow of energy through our body. These can be seen below: Trauma- Peter Levine Stephen Porges developed the concept of “Polyvagal Theory.” Peter Levine author of “Waking the Tiger-Healing Trauma” collaborated…
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