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Loving And Being Loved–What Does Neuroscience Have To Do With It?
Presenter: Chelsea Wakefield, Ph.D., LCSW
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Loving And Being Loved–What Does Neuroscience Have To Do With It?

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The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about 
Loving And Being Loved–What Does Neuroscience Have To Do With It? and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
4/10/2018 -4/10/2021

  1. Explain the history and development of attachment theory, new research in the field of interpersonal neurobiology.
  2. Define the categories of attachment styles and how these impact adult capacities for secure connections and emotional regulation in intimate relationships. 
  3. Describe a developmental model of relationships.  
  1. Coyne, J.,Michael J. Rohrburg, Arda Varda Shoham, John Sonnega, John Nicklas, James Cranford. 
  2. Prognostic importance of marital quality for survival of congestive heart failure.  The American Journal of Cardiology, 2001, vol. 88, pp 526-529.
  3. Hawkley, Louise, Christopher M. Masi, Jarett Berry, and John Cacioppo.  Loneliness is a unique predictor of age-related differences in systolic blood pressure.  Journal of Psychology and Aging, 2006, vol. 21, pp.152-164.
  4. Kiecolt-Glaser, Janice K., Timothy J. Loving, J.K. Stowell, William B. Malarkey, Stanley Lemeshow, Stephanie Dickenson, and Ronald Glaser.  Hostile marital interactions, pro-inflammatory cytokine production and wound healing.  Archives of General Psychiatry, 2005, vol. 62, pp. 1377-1384.
  5. Aizer, Ayal A. et al. Marital Status and Survival in Patients With Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 31.31 (2013): 3869–3876. PMC. Web. 10 Apr. 2018.
  6. Hsia-Yin Mao, and Ronald Glasser.  Negative behavior during marital conflict is associated with immunological down-regulation.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 1993, vol. 55, pp. 395-409.
  7. Negotiating the Inner Peace Treaty by Chelsea Wakefield, 2012
  8. ALLAN N. SCHORE Department of Psychiatry and Bio-behavioral Sciences University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine
  9. Schore, A. N. (1994). Affect regulation and the origin of the self: The neurobiology of emotional development. Mahweh, NJ: Erlbaum.
  10. “Effects Of A Secure Attachment Relationship On Right Brain Development, Affect Regulation, And Infant Mental Health” (2001) Infant Mental Health Journal

Biographical Info

Chelsea Wakefield, Ph.D., LCSW
Chelsea Wakefield, Ph.D., LCSW, is the director of the UAMS Couples Center, a counseling program that focuses on relationship therapy for couples and individuals. Dr. Wakefield is a nationally recognized psychotherapist and author, highly trained in helping those dealing with problems related to relationships.

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson

Chelsea Wakefield, Ph.D., LCSW

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

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