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Changing a Negative Feeling About a Memory

This is exciting, but complicated, basic research. Here I simplify the main experiments. Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have identified a neuronal circuit in mice that associates a positive or negative feeling with a memory. 812 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Owning our Health: Finding peace from trauma in a spiritual moment

“The past has no power over the present moment,” said Ekhart Tolle, currently one of the most celebrated authors on spirituality. This radical, but not new, idea is being rediscovered, and has a lot to offer those who suffer from traumatic memories of the past, including those diagnosed with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). 626 more words

Mental Health

Using Imagery to Create a Safe Place to Withdraw to in Order to feel Protected.

I am not a therapist, Medical Doctor or Psychiatrist the tips I share came from years of intense therapy and are my own experience

So I have been talking about PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 1,088 more words

Feeling Anxious vs. Having an Anxiety Disorder

Around the age of 18 I began having problems with anxiety. I had a lot of people struggling to understand how anxiety differed from healthy anxieties that people have and trying to insist that what I was going through was normal. 628 more words

Mental Health

Aspies and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

So, I have survived another week at work. The disaster I feared at the end of the previous week did not materialise. Instead, while very difficult for me socially, the actual working time was OK because I spent it mostly on getting to know the equipment I’m going to specialise in. 510 more words

What Is Asperger's?

Sealed Fate

Surrounded by walls,

Unable to escape.

Each brick squeezes in,

Trapping me.

No doors to exit.

No doors from which,

Another can enter.

No savior, no freedom, 36 more words

Domestic Violence

Scientists Successfully Reverse Emotions Associated With Memory | IFLScience

Scientists Successfully Reverse Emotions Associated With Memory | IFLScience.

This has huge future implications for disorders like PTSD and BPD, in which the brain encodes negative emotional stimuli and  the amydala-hippocampal circuit then constitutively reinforces it. 19 more words