Month: April 2013

Clinical depression treatments: Your soul has a cold (Kokoro no Kaze)

Clinical depression treatments vary tremendously depending on where you live. This comes from the fact that attitudes to depression can be very different across the globe. Japan traditionally suffered twice the suicide rate of the USA. However, talking about depression in Japan had always been a very different matter from talking about it in Western …

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Attacking anxiety and depression: Correcting faulty thinking part 5

Conclusion Jumping This is the final article in our attacking anxiety and depression: correcting faulty thinking series which has so far looked at how the brain works and thinking develops, how and why your brain makes errors and the consequences of faulty thinking, and how the depressed brain makes more errors than normal. Any time you draw a …

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Attacking anxiety and depression: Correcting faulty thinking part 4

The depressed brain makes more errors The attacking anxiety and depression: correcting faulty thinking series has so far looked at how the brain works and thinking develops, how and why your brain makes errors and the consequences of faulty thinking. In part four we’re going to look at how the depressed brain makes more errors than normal. Much …

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Attacking anxiety and depression: Correcting faulty thinking part 3

The consequences of faulty thinking So far in the attacking anxiety and depression: correcting faulty thinking series we’ve looked at how the brain works and thinking develops and how and why your brain makes errors. In part three I’d like to focus on the consequences of faulty thinking – how this affects you. Attacking anxiety …

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Attacking anxiety and depression: Correcting faulty thinking part 2

Brain Processing Errors In part one of attacking anxiety and depression: correcting faulty thinking I talked to you a little about how your brain works so that you could understand how thinking develops. In part two I’d like to tell about how and why your brain makes errors and what that means for your mental …

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Attacking anxiety and depression: Correcting faulty thinking

When we’re looking at attacking anxiety and depression we need to focus on correcting our faulty thinking. To do that it’s useful to understand firstly, how your brain works and thinking develops. Your brain fulfills a huge number of functions that are necessary for life. The majority of these functions are out of your conscious awareness; such …

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