Tagged with fight or flight response

A CBT look at Fight or Flight, when the tail wags the dog…

A CBT look at Fight or Flight, when the tail wags the dog…

Do you have anxiety? Does your physiological response to ‘stress’ rule your life? So, modern evidence based psychotherapy and neuroscience tells us that when stress becomes a disorder, it causes a shift in thinking, and we develop distorted and negative bad thinking habits, which cause inappropriate emotional and physical and behavioural responses to everyday life. … Continue reading

New: Berkeley study on how stress changes the brain…

New: Berkeley study on how stress changes the brain…

The following new study from Berkeley is really interesting: Title: How chronic stress predisposes brain to mental disorders URL: ScienceDaily Summary: Biologists have shown in rats that chronic stress makes stem cells in the brain produce more myelin-producing cells and fewer neurons, possibly affecting the speed of connections between cells as well as memory and … Continue reading