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Stress

Author : Dirk Hellhammer
ISBN : 9783805582957
Genre : Medical
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The prevention, diagnosis and treatment of stress-related disorders are major challenges across medical disciplines. Reasons include a missing covariance between the psychological and physiological stress response and a tremendous intra-individual complexity of disease-related factors, resulting in a broad inter-individual heterogeneity of pathogenetic mechanisms. This book introduces 'Neuropattern', a new concept that attempts to assess the activity of neuroendocrine interfaces participating in the communication between the brain and the body during stress. This approach allows close examination of the causal mechanisms behind stress-related disturbances and diseases, thus enabling individualized preventive and therapeutic interventions. This publication provides clinicians, researchers and students from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, neurobiology and psychoendocrinology with an excellent overview of how knowledge from basic psychobiological research can be translated for the benefit of their patients.
Category: Medical

The Brain S Body

Author : Victoria Pitts-Taylor
ISBN : 0822361264
Genre : Science
File Size : 90.29 MB
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In The Brain's Body Victoria Pitts-Taylor brings feminist and critical theory to bear on new development in neuroscience to demonstrate how power and inequality are materially and symbolically entangled with neurobiological bodies. Pitts-Taylor is interested in how the brain interacts with and is impacted by social structures, especially in regard to race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability, as well as how those social structures shape neuroscientific knowledge. Pointing out that some brain scientists have not fully abandoned reductionist or determinist explanations of neurobiology, Pitts-Taylor moves beyond debates over nature and nurture to address the politics of plastic, biosocial brains. She highlights the potential of research into poverty's effects on the brain to reinforce certain notions of poor subjects and to justify particular forms of governance, while her queer critique of kinship research demonstrates the limitations of hypotheses based on heteronormative assumptions. In her exploration of the embodied mind and the "embrained" body, Pitts-Taylor highlights the inextricability of nature and culture and shows why using feminist and queer thought is essential to understanding the biosociality of the brain.
Category: Science

Brain Body And Mind

Author : Walter Glannon
ISBN : 0199875898
Genre : Medical
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This book is a discussion of the most timely and contentious issues in the two branches of neuroethics: the neuroscience of ethics; and the ethics of neuroscience. Drawing upon recent work in psychiatry, neurology, and neurosurgery, it develops a phenomenologically inspired theory of neuroscience to explain the brain-mind relation. The idea that the mind is shaped not just by the brain but also by the body and how the human subject interacts with the environment has significant implications for free will, moral responsibility, and moral justification of actions. It also provides a better understanding of how different interventions in the brain can benefit or harm us. In addition, the book discusses brain imaging techniques to diagnose altered states of consciousness, deep-brain stimulation to treat neuropsychiatric disorders, and restorative neurosurgery for neurodegenerative diseases. It examines the medical and ethical trade-offs of these interventions in the brain when they produce both positive and negative physical and psychological effects, and how these trade-offs shape decisions by physicians and patients about whether to provide and undergo them.
Category: Medical

8 Keys To Brain Body Balance 8 Keys To Mental Health

Author : Robert Scaer
ISBN : 9780393708035
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 62.30 MB
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Take-charge strategies to heal your body and brain from stress and trauma. Understanding how our brains and bodies actually work is a powerful tool in mitigating the anxiety generated by unpleasant physical and emotional symptoms that we all may experience from time to time. Here, Robert Scaer unravels the complexities of the brain-body connection, equipping all those who are in distress with a plausible explanation for how they feel. Making the science accessible, he outlines the core neurobiological concepts underlying the brain-body interface and explains why physical and emotional symptoms of stress and trauma occur. He explains why “feelings” represent physical sensations that inform us about the nature of our brain-body conflicts. He also offers practical, easy-to-implement strategies for strengthening motor skills, learning to listen to our gut to gauge our feelings, attuning to the present, and restoring personal boundaries to relieve symptoms and navigate a path to recovery.
Category: Psychology

The Greater Spiritual Responsiveness Of Body And Awakening The Brain Of Spirit

Author : Brown Landone
ISBN : 0787311057
Genre : Mental healing
File Size : 44.4 MB
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Contents: the Gate to the Path; Tones of Cathedral Bells in Your Body; Four Brains & Improvement vs. Transformation; Two Stupendous Truths - Life & Death Reversed; Spiritualized Matter & Responsiveness; the Seven God Rays of Creation; Spoken Word -.
Category: Mental healing

Crossing The Brain Body Barrier

Author : Nancy Copenhafer RN LMT
ISBN : 9781504394642
Genre : Self-Help
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As humans, we spend much of our lives in a routine by acting, thinking and living on autopilot. Author Nancy Copenhafer believes we can change to become more aware, participate more in life, and bridge the gap between our minds and bodies. Crossing the Brain-Body Barrier offers a pragmatic guidebook for helping people take back their minds and listen to their bodies as they begin to think of themselves as whole. Copenhafer, an energy healer, massage therapist and registered nurse, discusses ways to engage our brain to think in a new direction, bring awareness to our body and connect the two. Copenhafer presents thought-provoking questions and exercises to help readers reconnect for a total body experience. Crossing the Brain-Body Barrier suggests ideas on how to live fully by learning awareness of mind, body and emotions. It shows you how to take control to blend mind and body together for a living balance
Category: Self-Help

Brain Of The Earth S Body

Author : Donald Preziosi
ISBN : 0816633576
Genre : Art
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What begins as a meditation on "the museum" by one of the world's leading art historians becomes, in this book, a far-reaching critical examination of how art history and museums have guided and controlled not only the way we look at art but the ways in which we understand modernity itself. Originally delivered as the 2001 Slade Lectures in the Fine Arts at Oxford University, the book makes its deeply complex argument remarkably accessible and powerfully clear. Concentrating on a period from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth, Donald Preziosi presents case studies of major institutions that, he argues, have defined--and are still defining--the possible limits of museological and art historical theory and practice. These include Sir John Soane's Museum in London, preserved in its 1837 state; the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851; and four museums founded by Europeans in Egypt in the late nineteenth century, which divided up that country's history into "ethnically marked" aesthetic hierarchies and genealogies that accorded with Europe's construction of itself as the present of the world's past, and the "brain of the earth's body." Through this epistemological and institutional archaeology, Preziosi unearths the outlines of the more radical Enlightenment project that academic art history, professional museology, and art criticism have rendered marginal or invisible. Finally, he sketches a new theory about art, artifice, and visual signification in the cracks and around the margins of the "secular theologisms" of the globalized imperial capital called modernity. Addressed equally to the theoretical and philosophical foundations of art history,museology, history, and anthropology, this book goes to the heart of recent debates about race, ethnicity, nationality, colonialism, and multiculturalisms--and to the very foundations of modernity and modern modes of knowledge production.
Category: Art

Mindset With Muscle

Author : Jamie Alderton
ISBN : 1781332142
Genre :
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HOW WOULD IT FEEL TO HAVE THE BODY AND BUSINESS YOU'VE ALWAYS DREAMED OF? Mindset with Muscle takes you on a different transformation journey. Rather than hitting the gym and obsessing about success, this book brings you 'sets and reps for the brain'.
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The Body Keeps The Score

Author : Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
ISBN : 9781101608302
Genre : Psychology
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#1 New York Times bestseller “Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New York Times bestseller Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. In The Body Keeps the Score, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. He explores innovative treatments—from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga—that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity. Based on Dr. van der Kolk’s own research and that of other leading specialists, The Body Keeps the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal—and offers new hope for reclaiming lives.
Category: Psychology

The Human Body

Author : Henry Newell Martin
ISBN : NYPL:33433011661273
Genre : Human physiology
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Category: Human physiology

The Body In The Brain

Author : Taylor & Francis Group
ISBN : 1138411566
Genre :
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First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
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Canada Lancet

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015038782077
Genre : Medicine
File Size : 62.37 MB
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Category: Medicine

Making The Brain Body Connection

Author : Sharon Promislow
ISBN : 0968106625
Genre : Education
File Size : 42.8 MB
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Is the constant barrage of stress taking its toll on your energy, leaving you unable to get things done or recall simple details? Are you wondering why you seem to have unseen blocks to success or learning? Finally, here is a book that explains the impact of the classic stress reaction on your brain and body and what you can do to break through those blocks now!
Category: Education

The Body Has A Mind Of Its Own

Author : Sandra Blakeslee
ISBN : 9781588368126
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 21.67 MB
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In this compelling, cutting-edge book, two generations of science writers explore the exciting science of “body maps” in the brain–and how startling new discoveries about the mind-body connection can change and improve our lives. Why do you still feel fat after losing weight? What makes video games so addictive? How can “practicing” your favorite sport in your imagination improve your game? The answers can be found in body maps. Just as road maps represent interconnections across the landscape, your many body maps represent all aspects of your bodily self, inside and out. In concert, they create your physical and emotional awareness and your sense of being a whole, feeling self in a larger social world. Moreover, your body maps are profoundly elastic. Your self doesn’t begin and end with your physical body but extends into the space around you. This space morphs every time you put on or take off clothes, ride a bike, or wield a tool. When you drive a car, your personal body space grows to envelop it. When you play a video game, your body maps automatically track and emulate the actions of your character onscreen. When you watch a scary movie, your body maps put dread in your stomach and send chills down your spine. If your body maps fall out of sync, you may have an out-of-body experience or see auras around other people. The Body Has a Mind of Its Own explains how you can tap into the power of body maps to do almost anything better–whether it is playing tennis, strumming a guitar, riding a horse, dancing a waltz, empathizing with a friend, raising children, or coping with stress. The story of body maps goes even further, providing a fresh look at the causes of anorexia, bulimia, obsessive plastic surgery, and the notorious golfer’s curse “the yips.” It lends insights into culture, language, music, parenting, emotions, chronic pain, and more. Filled with illustrations, wonderful anecdotes, and even parlor tricks that you can use to reconfigure your body sense, The Body Has a Mind of Its Own will change the way you think–about the way you think. “The Blakeslees have taken the latest and most exciting finds from brain research and have made them accessible. This is how science writing should always be.” –Michael S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D., author of The Ethical Brain “Through a stream of fascinating and entertaining examples, Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee illustrate how our perception of ourselves, and indeed the world, is not fixed but is surprisingly fluid and easily modified. They have created the best book ever written about how our sense of ‘self’ emerges from the motley collection of neurons we call the brain.” –Jeff Hawkins, co-author of On Intelligence “The Blakeslees have taken the latest and most exciting finds from brain research and have made them accessible. This is how science writing should always be.” –Michael S. Gazzaniga, Ph.D., author of The Ethical Brain “A marvelous book. In the last ten years there has been a paradigm shift in understanding the brain and how its various specialized regions respond to environmental challenges. In addition to providing a brilliant overview of recent revolutionary discoveries on body image and brain plasticity, the book is sprinkled with numerous insights.” –V. S. Ramachandran, M.D., director, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego
Category: Psychology

Mind Brain Body And Behavior

Author : Ingrid G. Farreras
ISBN : 1586034715
Genre : Medical
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Provides insights not only into the work of the National Institutes of Health, but the relationship between institutional and governmental structures and the manner in which they influenced the direction taken by individual scientists. The recollections of the individuals in the intramural program juxtaposed alongside whatever primary sources have survived also provide an equally fascinating contrast. It provides a perspective that can illuminate contemporary policy debates about the nature and direction of biomedical and social science research as well as the relationships between government and science.
Category: Medical

Elements Of Theology

Author : Luther Lee
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173037692802
Genre : Theology, Doctrinal
File Size : 22.35 MB
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Category: Theology, Doctrinal

Good Housekeeping

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ISBN : UOM:39015024014006
Genre : Home economics
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Category: Home economics