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ADHD & Sleep Apnea: The Controversial Connection by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 9:05am As the new school year begins, it’s only natural that there’s more awareness about learning and behavior issues. One of the most controversial topics that came up frequently is ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It’s thought that 2-4% of children have this condition, and a shocking 50% of children with this condition are on ... Read on »
Treatments for Bipolar Disorder by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 27 Apr 2010 1:14am Bipolar disorder, which is a disorder caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain has no cure, but it can be treated. In most cases, when a person is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, they will be treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medications. Other forms of treatment are used when these two forms of treatment fail. Medi ... Read on »
The role of science by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 18 Jun 2010 1:38pm This third post in my 2010 ICED Conference series also has to do with Dr. Kelly Vitousek's keynote address (which is also the source for my AN and Competitive Scrabble post). The title of her talk was "Coming Together Without Losing Our Way," and the best succinct summary I can give of her talk was: controversial. Although I don't personally like ... Read on »
Imagery and visualisation in hypnotherapy by Sophie N. Health Maven Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 7:00am This is one in a series of brief articles aimed at students of hypnotherapy and professional hypnotherapists. The use of imagery in psychotherapy has a long tradition. Freud placed great emphasis on the ‘dream content’ and mental imagery of his analysands. For Freud, what seemed most important was to bring ‘a state of evenly suspended a ... Read on »
Friday, 23 October 2009 17:51 - Health Tips Newsletter May 2009 by Dr. Edward Leyton Medical DoctorHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:01pm May 2009 #080509 Monthly Health Tips Newsletter Accessing Resources for Empowerment(tm) See Dr. Leyton's YouTube Video on Sleep at ... Read on »
The JAMA Controversy, PART 2: VNRs -- How JAMA Publicized Its Two Controversial Articles/Studies by Julia S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 6:04pm In Part 1 of this article ( The JAMA Controversy: Arrogance AND Stupidity?), I detailed the recent media flap created by Wall Street Journal writer David Armstrong's two superbly researched articles ( here and here ). The articles revealed that this past February, JAMA (the American Medical Association’s official publication) unknowingly publi ... Read on »
PsychoTherapy Networker & IITAP: From Isolation to Connections by Chuck Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 4:56am Two Meetings, both with similar themes and with many innovative new directions: International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionalsin Scottsdale - hosted by recovery luminary and international  addiction expert Pat Carnes PhD, and  his remarkable team, and - Psychotherapy Networker >3000 attendees at the Shoreham in DC - host ... Read on »
Sick Doris by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 6:16pm Long before Sybil and the Three Faces of Eve, there was Doris Fischer and her case is still considered a classic (although little-known these days). It was in 1910 when she first came to the attention of Walter Franklin Prince, then-rector at an Episcopal church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prince, who was born in 1863, received degrees in theo ... Read on »
Monday Hypnotherapy Myth-busting by Sophie N. Health Maven Posted Mon 17 May 2010 8:28am Goodness me. It seems like a long time since I did one of these ‘myth-busting’ posts. I have been so busy planning various new projects including new work with the University of York in Writing for Personal and Professional Development, my new Hypnotherapy Training Diploma in York in 2011 with Adam Eason and a new peer support group for a ... Read on »
The Case Against Wilhelm Reich, Part 2 by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 6:16pm It was on May 26, 1947 when an article by freelance writer Mildred Brady was published in The New Republic. Titled "The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich", Brady's somewhat shrill article was subtitled "The man who blames both neuroses and cancer on unsatisfactory sexual activities has been repudiated by only one scientific journal." The article wa ... Read on »