Perseverative Cognition Theory
is a collective term in scientific psychology for continuous thinking about negative events in the past or in the future (e.g. worry, rumination, brooding, but also mind wandering about negative topics especially In the longterm events from Abusive Childhood ). The psychological concept of perseverative cognition helps to explain how psychological stress, such as Prolonged Childhood Abuse and family relational stress, relationship stress and marital stress, leads to disease, such as Cardiovascular & Psychological disease. Perseverative cognition may partly be unconscious. In 2013, the term perseverative cognition was included in the Encyclopedia of behavioral Medicine.