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402 Attachment & Involvement
Research by Brown, G. L., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Shigeto, A., & Wong, M. S. (2018). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S Children feel loved and thrive when they can depend upon their parents’ fulfilling their needs and loving them. The more adult interactions, the more advanced the child’s cognitive, social, and emotional development and attachment. How [...]
401 Neighbors & Serious Mental Illness
Research by Kriegel, L. S., Townley, G., Brusilovskiy E., Salzer, M. S. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, M.S. Do those who have a Serious Mental Illness (such as schizophrenia, severe bipolar disorder, or severe depression) feel rejected, socially isolated and lonely? Do they know their neighbors and feel they belong in their neighborhood? Psychologists compared [...]
400 Emotion Differentiation & Depression
Research by Starr, Lisa R., Hershenberg, R., Shaw, Z. A., Li, Y. I., & Santee, A. C. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S. How well can you identify and label your negative emotions? Negative emotion differentiation is the ability to label your feelings precisely, e.g., telling the difference between anger, depression, anxiety, panic, guilt, and [...]
399 Purpose & Health
Research by Kang, Yoona, Strecher, V. J., Kim, E., & Falk, E. B. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S. If we have core values and a sense of purpose in life, we’ll likely make healthier choices over the person who has conflicts between competing unhealthy but alluring choices, like not making effort to get a [...]
398 Coping Strategies & Mental Health
Research by Zainal, Nur, Hani, & Newman, M. G. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S. Major Depression, Generalized Anxiety and Panic Disorders are mental disorders that often reoccur after a period of remission. What coping strategies might reduce their frequency? Researchers evaluated the relationship between disorder frequency and coping strategies such as goal persistence (continued [...]
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