Radical Acceptance as a Distress Tolerance Skill

by The Studio of Mental Health and Psychology Do you know what the four DBT problem-solving options are? Solve the problem,Interpret the situation differently,Radically accept the situation,Remain miserable or make the situation worse by acting on your hasty urges. Radical Acceptance is one of the four options for solving a problem and is also one … Continue reading Radical Acceptance as a Distress Tolerance Skill

Aerobic Exercise May Reduce Brain Degeneration in Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease

Robust evidence from animal models of Alzheimer's disease (AD) maintains that aerobic exercise is a modifying treatment for AD. Human research, however, is limited with inconsistent findings. The present study demonstrates that aerobic exercise reduces the progression of white matter hyperintensities (WMH) and may reduce degeneration of the hippocampus in older adults with AD. The … Continue reading Aerobic Exercise May Reduce Brain Degeneration in Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease

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