Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment

Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment Neuroaffective science studying the integrated development of the body brain and mind has revealed mechanisms linking psychological and biological factors of mental disorders including addiction In

  • Title: Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment
  • Author: Alexandra Katehakis
  • ISBN: 9780393709025
  • Page: 121
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Neuroaffective science studying the integrated development of the body, brain, and mind has revealed mechanisms linking psychological and biological factors of mental disorders, including addiction Indeed, its paradigm shifting theoretical umbrella demonstrated that substance and behavioral dependencies share identical neurobiological workings, and thus that problematic rNeuroaffective science studying the integrated development of the body, brain, and mind has revealed mechanisms linking psychological and biological factors of mental disorders, including addiction Indeed, its paradigm shifting theoretical umbrella demonstrated that substance and behavioral dependencies share identical neurobiological workings, and thus that problematic repetitive behaviors are genuine addictions a state increasingly understood as a chronic brain disorder Clinical experience strongly suggests that sex addiction SA treatment informed by affective neuroscience the specialty of Alexandra Katehakis proves profoundly transformative.Katehakis s relational protocol, presented here, blends neurobiology with psychology to accomplish full recovery Her Psychobiological Approach to Sex Addiction Treatment PASAT joins therapist and patient through a relationally based psychotherapy a holistic, dyadic dance that calls on the body, brain, and mind of both.Written with clarity and compassion, this book integrates cutting edge research, case studies, verbatim session records, and patient writings and art Katehakis explicates neurophysiological, psychological, and cultural forces priming and maintaining SA, then details how her innovative treatment restores patients interpersonal, sexual, and spiritual relationality.

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    1. This is a welcome book to the sex addiction (I prefer the term problematic sexual behavior) literature. It incorporates the latest in neurobiological and frankly neuropsychoanalytic concepts (she references many psychoanalytic journals, but doesn't really give much credit to psychoanalysis). This moves the field in a more open direction, making the case for a more reflective practitioner who views their countertransference as something that yields information about the patient. Although still gr [...]

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