Formation of secure attachment in adulthood as a mental health intervention

Formation or regeneration of a sense of security in adults who experienced insecure attachment in childhood enhances resilience and improves psychological wellbeing. An instinctive drive for attachment is our fundamental survival mechanism in early childhood.[1] Attachment behaviour is any action intended for getting a response from a preferred person, someone who is usually wiser or … Continue reading Formation of secure attachment in adulthood as a mental health intervention

Can we outsmart our own cognitive biases?

We are all vulnerable to cognitive biases, which cause us to overfocus on some kinds of information while disregarding other kinds. These flaws in our thinking can trick us into making wrong conclusions and decisions. Moreover, cognitive biases are highly implicated in the development of mental disorders. For example, attentional bias—hyperattention to a certain category … Continue reading Can we outsmart our own cognitive biases?