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EMDR Therapy For PTSD (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)

In the 1980s, a literature professor named Francine Shapiro had received a diagnosis of cancer, triggering significant psychological shock.  Anyone diagnosed with a life-threatening condition like cancer may be unable to cope with the stress that accompanies the diagnosis.  When the stress following an event (in the case of Francine it was a diagnosis) becomes …

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Repressed Memories: Causes, Mechanisms, & Coping Strategies

In some cases, individuals may experience a traumatic event that triggers such a potent stress response via the sympathetic nervous system, that memory of the event becomes repressed.  The potency of the stress-response exceeds their innate ability to cope and other coping resources.  Emotions associated with the traumatic event are often overpowering, leading to intense …

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What Are The Dangers Of Brainwave Entrainment?

Even though the dangers of brainwave entrainment are fairly minimal, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be careful with this technology. Personally I don’t think there are any major dangers to be concerned with unless you are: prone to seizures, under 18, or pregnant. If you are prone to seizures, you should NOT use this technology …

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