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Book details
  • Genre:PSYCHOLOGY
  • SubGenre:Cognitive Psychology
  • Language:English
  • Pages:126
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098385804
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098385798

Epidemics: Fear and the Dementia Connection

The Neural Consequences of Emotion Constriction

by Nancy Dawson View author's profile page

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Overview
"Epidemics: Fear and the Dementia Connection" is a unique academic look at the connection between the emotion of fear—more specifically, fear fueled by the epidemics. With more than 40 years' experience, author Nancy Holm Dawson addresses the powerful effects of fear and the evidence-based interventions that immediately reduce the neural consequences of emotion constriction;-a precursor to organic brain disease, such as dementia.
Description
To capture the essence of the experience brought on by exposure to the epidemics and as part of the author's doctoral dissertation, Dr. Dawson interviewed people who have experienced the powerful effects of fear. The book provides the reader with evidenced based interventions on how they can halt emotion constriction of exposure to life threatening diseases such as the opiate and coronavirus epidemics. The book offers the reader with research based explanations of the neural consequences of fear and related cognitive decline such as dementia and other organic brain diseases. "Epidemics: Fear and the Dementia Connection" is a unique academic look at the connection between the emotion of fear—more specifically, fear fueled by epidemics with serious neural consequences such as organic brain disease. With more than 40 years' experience in education and mental health, this book addresses the powerful effects on fear on the human psyche and includes evidence-based interventions that immediately reduce the neural consequences of fear.
About the author
Dr. Nancy Dawson has more than 40 years of professional work in education and mental health. She currently maintains a private mental health practice in her home in the Adirondacks, where she specializes in neurocognitive assessment and care planning. The life experiences and academic training of Dr. Dawson have provided the experiential and educational foundation for her research and book.

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