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Emotional and Cognitive Empathy in Caregivers of People With Neurodegenerative Disease: Relationships With Caregiver Mental Health

Caregiving for a person with dementia or neurodegenerative disease is associated with increased rates of depression and anxiety. As the population ages and dementia prevalence increases worldwide, mental health problems related to dementia …

Case formulation-driven cognitive behavioral therapy

This chapter describes a case formulation-driven approach to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). The chapter begins with an overview of the model of case formulation-driven CBT and a review of its empirical underpinnings. We describe each element of …

Emotion

INTRODUCTION Emotion has historically played a central role in psychophysiological research, with rich traditions focusing on both central and peripheral nervous system measures. A central tenet of most functionalist/evolutionary theories is that …

The social regulation of neural threat responding

Social support improves psychological and physiological health, and social isolation increases mortality at rates rivaling well-established risk factors such as cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, high blood lipid concentrations, obesity, and …

Our social baseline: The role of social proximity in economy of action

In this chapter, we review the ways in which social relationships help offset the cost of many of life’s effortful activities, including the activities of the human brain. In our discussion, we emphasize the management by social proximity and …