Jim Robbins's A Symphony in the Brain: The Evolution of the New Brain Wave PDF

By Jim Robbins

ISBN-10: 0802138195

ISBN-13: 9780802138194

Think a method flexible adequate to regard epilepsy, autism, cognizance deficit disease, addictions, and melancholy without medicines or unwanted effects; to convey sufferers out of vegetative states; and to enhance every thing from golfing rankings to opera singers' voices. those are just a few of the claims made for neurofeedback, a arguable yet powerful therapy that's revolutionizing the way in which a really assorted diversity of scientific and mental stipulations are taken care of. In A Symphony within the mind, Jim Robbins lines the interesting, untold tale of the improvement of neurofeedback, from its discovery by means of a small corps of study psychologists, to its becoming program around the nation and world wide, to offer battles for popularity within the conservative clinical international. supplying a wealth of strong case stories, available medical reasons, and dramatic own debts, Robbins trips via a striking box, which he brings to the general public eye for the 1st time.

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Permission is given to duplicate this document for teaching purposes by an educational institution. Written consent is required for duplication by an author or publisher. O. org. 5 6 CHAPTER 1 HOLISTIC NURSING PRACTICE conventional medical and surgical treatments; also called alternative/complementary/integrative therapies or interventions. See list of interventions most frequently used in holistic nursing practice (Exhibit 1–1). Client of Holistic Nursing: an individual, family, group, or community of persons who is engaged in interactions with a holistic nurse in a manner respectful of each client’s subjective experience about health, health beliefs, values, sexual orientation, and personal preferences.

We need to realize that meanings matter. When the time comes for your next annual physical examination, keep this fact in mind: It is not just your body that needs the checkup: Your personal life meanings need checkups from time to time, too. NOTES 1. L. Dossey, What Does Illness Mean? Alternative Therapies 1, no. 3 (1995): 6–10. 2. P. Munhall, Revisioning Phenomenology: Nursing and Health Science Research (New York: National League for Nursing Press, 1994). 3. J. Lipowski, Physical Illness, the Individual and the Coping Process, Psychiatric Medicine 1 (1970): 90.

VISION OF HEALING Exploring Life’s Meaning beings. We seek out meaning because our lives are fuller and richer when life means something positive for us. If you take away the meaning of our life, it is not worth living. The more we understand about meaning in life, the more we can empower ourselves to recognize more effective ways to cope with life and to learn more effective methods of working on life issues. In doing this, we create richer meaning in our daily lives. This attention to meaning allows us to be more effective with others as we guide them in searching for the meanings in their lives.

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