Center for the Study of Affect Regulation



Grief, Loss, and the Body

We all have a tendency to talk about our “feelings” as if human emotions were a separate stream of information carried by a different pipeline. But our feelings are inextricably entangled with the words we use to describe them, our beliefs about what emotions mean, and all the body sensations and reactions that feelings generate and that in turn evoke more emotions. As Damasio reminds us in The Feeling of What Happens, “All emotions have the body as their theatre.”

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CSAR Bloggers

Renowned clinicians and scholars share their thinking and experience on CSAR's blog. Some of the initial authors and topics are listed below, followed by a complete roster of our bloggers for 2016-2017.

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