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Childhood trauma, and how it affects health across a lifetime

Since the Covid-19 pandemic at the latest, no parent will have difficulty imagining that childhood trauma is affecting our emotional and behavioural development. The term childhood trauma summarizes: child abuse, sexual abuse of children, severe neglect, war experiences, separation / divorce of parents and other family / social stress factors. Trauma is a serious psychological …

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Dare more happiness instead of more career

Dare more happiness instead of more career: Seneca Lucius Annaeus Seneca (around 1-65 AD) was a Roman knight’s son in what is now Córdoba. He was one of the richest and most powerful men of his time. Among other things, he was the principal educator and advisor to the future Emperor Nero. His actions as a politician …

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Casual sex and mental health

Most people have a pretty solid opinion about casual sex. However, these attitudes change in most people with relationship status as well. Depending on the situation, casual sex is enjoyed, frowned upon, envied or stigmatized. Some take it almost philosophically serious, making all sorts of psychologically beneficial or disadvantageous arguments for or against casual sex. …

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Be a lady they said

“Be a Lady They Said” Be a lady they said. Your skirt is too short. Your shirt is too low. Your pants are too tight. Don’t show so much skin. Don’t show your thighs. Don’t show your breasts. Don’t show your midriff. Don’t show your cleavage. Don’t show your underwear. Don’t show your shoulders. Cover …

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Borderline disorder – parent’s guide

Borderline disorder – parent’s guide Feeling like giving up, for being hated one day and loved without limits the next, is what parents usually account about their children with borderline traits. For families dealing with a Borderline disorder – diagnosis, this feeling is all too familiar. The constant waves of intense feeling and acts can …

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Addiction – withdrawal motivation check

Addiction – withdrawal motivation check Addiction – withdrawal motivation check The worksheet contains an Excel folder for Mac, to compare the advantages of addiction behaviour and freedom from addiction respectively. It is designed for daily revision during the struggle against addictive behaviour, but can be used for any behaviour change. (Then you simply replace the …

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Non-specific environmental syndrome – definition

Nonspecific environmental syndrome definition Non-specific environmental syndrome – definition Somatization syndromes in environmental medicine include The Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance IEI = acquired disorders with numerous and recurring complaints in connection with diverse environmental influences that are well tolerated by the majority of the population. The complaints cannot be explained by a known medical or psychiatric …

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Psychological trauma

Psychological trauma Psychological trauma A psychological trauma is an event that massively overwhelms the integration of perceptions,  feelings and thoughts triggered thereby. By destroying inner cohesion, fear and helplessness are flooding us and override our defenses. (On the other hand, loneliness, worry and tension, if they become permanent, can lead to exhaustion.) Phase progression of a …

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