Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102971
About the Course:
This book provides groundbreaking answers to the most important questions about addiction. Dr. Judson Brewer reveals how we can tap into the very processes that encourage addictive behaviors in order to step out of them. In Part 1, he describes the mechanisms of habit and addiction formation in smoking, technology, ourselves, distraction, thinking, and love. Weaving together patient stories, his own experience with mindfulness practice, and current scientific findings from his own lab and others, Dr. Brewer offers a path for moving beyond our cravings, reducing stress, and ultimately living a fuller life.
This course is based on the first six chapters of the book, The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love- Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits created by Judson Brewer, M.D., Ph.D. in 2017.
Publication Date:1st Mar 2017
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe reward-based learning.
- Recognize the components of Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP).
- Summarize the use of social media on one's behavior.
- Define subjective bias and describe how it influences our mental simulations.
- Describe how brain activity differs between novice and expert meditators during meditation.
- Summarize how brain activity differs when one is in love versus "addicted" to love.
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