Why is ”mutual” partner abuse a myth? 

by The Studio of Mental Health and Psychology Why is ”mutual” intimate partner abuse a myth?  It is simple.  Abuse is essentially about an imbalance of control and power. In an abusive relationship, one partner has more power and control than the other.  Whereas ”mutual” intimate partner abuse is a myth, unhealthy behaviours from both partners may … Continue reading Why is ”mutual” partner abuse a myth? 

Delay Discounting at the core of Impulsive Behaviour

By The Studio of Mental Health and Psychology Delay Discounting in Impulsive Behaviour addiction counselling Delay Discounting One of the main features of impulsivity is dysfunctional decision making. In impulsive dysfunctional decision making, immediate rewards (e.g. satisfying effects of alcohol or drug use, avoiding/escaping emotional or physical suffering/pain, anxiety) are preferred over more substantial but … Continue reading Delay Discounting at the core of Impulsive Behaviour