Week Seven Psy 246
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Week Seven Buddhist Psychology Katie Albritton Study Soup Buddhist Psychology End of suffering Lessons from eastern culture Jan Kabat Zinn The Four Noble Truths Human existence is full of suffering Suffering arises not from external events but from internal events Suffering is not inevitable It ends when we release attachments suffering gt Duhkha Following the Eightfold Path allows us to release attachments which results in liberation from suffering The Eightfold Path Right View Accurate perceptions No prejudice No assumptions No negative selfconcept Right intention Accepting what is Not seeking impossible ideal self Not catastrophizing Right speech Assertiveness rather than passivity or hostility Truth respect Right action Living from your goodness Simplicity Respect for others No self denial rather care for oneself as well as care for others Right livelihood Work consistent with your values Has meaning to you Right effort Enough discipline for your life to work Time to refresh your spirit Right mindfulness Attention to your life and its path Right concentration Mindfulness of this moment living fully engaged in today Embracing universality Understanding interconnectedness of all beings and the natured world Buddhist Perspective Scientific Perspective First Truth Agree Second Truth Psychological in exibility gt suffering Third Truth Teachleam responding from outside thoughts rather than from inside thoughts Eightfold Path Breaking rigid stimulus response patterns can decrease maladaptive behavioral and emotional responses Concepts Anicra Nothing lasts forever Anatta Your independent self is an illusion Noself Enlightenment Caring for others as much as for yourself Universal compensation Nirvana Serene sel ess state Egolessness Understanding an interconnectedness rather than independence The self is an illusion True nature of reality all is interconnected Mindfulness A state of consciousness believed to be conductive to mental physical and spiritual health Awareness Present moment Alert and lively Attention to external andor internal state Acceptance Nonevaluative Active and embracing Rather than passive and resigned Focus on context rather than content Techniques Focus on ordinary activity breathing walking Observe and attend to stimuli internalexternal but don39t evaluate Mechanisms Exposure gt decrease reactivity Self observation gt Re ective rather than reactive responding Metacognitive insight or decentering gt change in perspective Physiological gt Nitrix oxide release inhibits norepinephrine gt Inhibits Sympathetic Nervous System gt Activates Dopamine gt Dopamine increases reward lessens need for action gt Endorphine release decrease pain perception Modern Mindfulness MBSR gt Chronic pain psoriasis emotional and behavioral disorders DBT gt Suicidality selfmutilation borderline personality disorder Learned Helplessness Giving up on a task because you have failed at similar tasks beforehand Feeds depression Martin Seligman Learning Change in behaVior because of the consequences
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