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How A Marshmallow Shaped Our Views of Self-Control

How A Marshmallow Shaped Our Views of Self-Control | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Imagine that you're 4 years old and that it's 1968. You’re brought into a small room, a “game room,” with a table, chair and three sugary snacks.
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A father’s fight for war-damaged son

A father’s fight for war-damaged son | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
After three years, Greg Woolvett finally lost patience with the way his war-damaged son Jonathan was being treated at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa. So he kidnapped him.
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Winning the War Against PTSD - Psych Central News

Winning the War Against PTSD  - Psych Central News | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
A new study has found that the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among soldiers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq is dramatically lower than...
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Mental Illness Not Always Behind Outrageous Crimes

The idea that people who commit outrageous crimes are always mentally ill and that psychiatrists often 'get them off' is a misconception, says a UK psychiatrist looking into the Anders Breivik case.

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Eating Disorders in Men: An Interview With Dr. Roberto Olivardia

Eating Disorders in Men: An Interview With Dr. Roberto Olivardia | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Men with eating disorders have much shame around their eating disorder, feeling as if they are less masculine because of it. This results in men being less likely to ever seek treatment, or even tell anyone about their eating disorder.
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Psychotherapy’s Fifth Wave | Psychology Today

Psychotherapy’s Fifth Wave | Psychology Today | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
The future of psychotherapy is unification By Gregg Henriques...
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Marriage counselling for tired new parents

Marriage counselling for tired new parents | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Couples whose relationships deteriorate with the difficulties of becoming new parents are to be offered subsidised counselling as part of a package of measures to support families announced yesterday.
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Appraisal of Obsessions & Compulsions | London Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Appraisal of Obsessions & Compulsions | London Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
This article provides examples of questions potentially used in Metacognitive Therapy to help understand (conceptualise) obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
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Therapeutic Alliance and How Psychotherapy Heals

Therapeutic Alliance and How Psychotherapy Heals | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
In recent years, studies have shown that when looking at effectiveness of counseling or psychotherapy measured in terms of the number of clients improved, the results are remarkably similar across studies—approximately 22% make significant...
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Care home criticised after mentally ill resident is jailed for killing schoolboy

Care home criticised after mentally ill resident is jailed for killing schoolboy | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Judge questions systems at Ashness House home after jailing resident Serif Aslan for murder of 15-year-old Kasey Gordon...
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Gene variant enhances memory and increases risk of PTSD

Gene variant enhances memory and increases risk of PTSD | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Mo Costandi: The downside of having a good memory may be increased susceptibility to post-traumatic stress disorder...
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Police need training to section vulnerable people

Police need training to section vulnerable people | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Mark Brown: Restraining people with mental health problems is a delicate task – tactics used against criminals are not appropriate...
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What is having ECT like?

What is having ECT like? | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Homeland and other shows portray electroconvulsive therapy as barbaric – but that's simply not true, says one person who feels the treatment changed her life...
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Empathy for the Psychopath | After Psychotherapy

Empathy for the Psychopath | After Psychotherapy | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
To teach a sociopath empathy, we'd first need to empathize with his or her actual experience, which might involve a violent hatred of frustration and feelings of murderous rage.
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Welcome to Marsden Therapy

Welcome to Marsden Therapy | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it

Welcome to the Marsden Therapy Newsletter on Scoop.it - a site for collecting articles, blog posts and videos about my passion: counselling and mental health. Please browse my collection and post your comments. 

You can visit my website at http://www.marsdentherapy.co.uk and follow me on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/marsdentherapy

and read my blog at http://www.marsdentherapy.blogspot.co.uk On my website and blog you'll find links to my other sites and learn more about my interests: counselling, counsellor supervision, training, teaching, NLP, research and writing. Thanks for visiting and best wishes!

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Inside Halden, the most humane prison in the world

Inside Halden, the most humane prison in the world | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Amelia Gentleman visits Halden, the high-security jail in Norway where every cell has a flatscreen TV, an en-suite shower and fluffy, white towels...
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More Evidence Links Early Cannabis Use to Psychosis

More Evidence Links Early Cannabis Use to Psychosis | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it

Independent of other factors, adolescent cannabis use may fuel the development of attenuated psychotic symptoms, including odd and withdrawn behaviour.

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Irvin Yalom mixes fiction and psychotherapy

Irvin Yalom mixes fiction and psychotherapy | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it

Irvin Yalom discusses his latest novel, The Spinoza Problem, on an upcoming visit to Montreal.

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Psychotherapy on the Road to ... Where? - New York Times

Psychotherapy on the Road to ... Where? - New York Times | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
A field of aging leaders seeks new superstars and some direction.
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Marsden Therapy: DVD Review: Rollo May and Existential Psychotherapy

Marsden Therapy: DVD Review: Rollo May and Existential Psychotherapy | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it

John Marsden considers an alternative to reading books about therapy, it's watching DVDs, including Rollo May interviewed about existential psychotherapy.

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Internet usage patterns may signify depression

In a new study analyzing Internet usage among college students, researchers have found that students who show signs of depression tend to use the Internet differently than those who show no symptoms of depression.
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» Purpose in Life May Protect Against Alzheimer’s - Psych Central News

» Purpose in Life May Protect Against Alzheimer’s - Psych Central News | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
Having a purpose may be the best way to prevent Alzheimer's disease and treat those already affected.
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A walk in the park gives mental boost to people with depression

In one of the first studies to examine the effect of nature walks on cognition and mood in people with major depression, researchers in Canada and the US have found promising evidence that a walk in the park may provide some cognitive benefits.
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Joey Barton should take tips from Wayne Rooney

Joey Barton should take tips from Wayne Rooney | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it
After his sending off against Manchester City, the famously hot-headed footballer must finally learn to control his anger.
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Revolution in Swedish Mental Health Practice: The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Monopoly Gives Way | Scott D. Miller, Ph. D.

Revolution in Swedish Mental Health Practice: The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Monopoly Gives Way | Scott D. Miller, Ph. D. | Counselling and Mental Health | Scoop.it

Scott Miller blogs about the decision in Sweden to end the CBT monopoly. He says choice is more important than modality.

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