Medical / Neurobiological

Pathways to Sleep IB: From Health to Sleep–The Exercise Pathway

Pathways to Sleep IB: From Health to Sleep–The Exercise Pathway

This first component one pathway is clearly much more than an easily overlooked trail or side road—it is a freeway leading to sleep.

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Pathways to Sleep IA. From Health to Sleep Introduction to Component One

Pathways to Sleep IA. From Health to Sleep Introduction to Component One

This is probably the most important of the four components. However, all (or most) of the pathways associated with this …

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Alignment of Mind, Body and Soul

Alignment of Mind, Body and Soul

I believe that psychology and psychiatry have gone needlessly far afield in their search for the causes and cures of psychological pain.

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Stress: A Healthcare Challenge

Stress: A Healthcare Challenge

The cliff analogy can be used to examine many different health issues, and this paper will examine stress as a heath issue using the four levels of cliff analogy.

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Pathways to Sleep II: How Do We “Manage” Sleep?

Pathways to Sleep II: How Do We “Manage” Sleep?

There is a paradox embedded in the question being asked in this essay: how do we “manage” sleep? We all …

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Pathways to Sleep I: An Introduction

Pathways to Sleep I: An Introduction

Welcome to the Pathways to Sleep project. As part of this project, I have identified four components of an individualized …

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Managing Our Stress as Professionals

Managing Our Stress as Professionals

Raise your hand if this scene is familiar: You are raising a family, balancing priorities between work, school and family obligations, you have had a day to beat all others.

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Is Hope the New Antibiotic for Physical Illness?

Is Hope the New Antibiotic for Physical Illness?

Building on the concept of hope and moving forward to modern times, there are many neuroscientists and psychologists, along with religious, spiritual, and political leaders, who have written notable views about hope and how our body responds to thoughts and emotions.

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The Four Tiers of Health Psychology and Parkinson’s Disease

The Four Tiers of Health Psychology and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s is a disorder that is rather mysterious. The causes are elusive and there are no actual treatment for the disorder despite advancement in medical technology. Yet, there are many areas that we can help the patient and the family.

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Health Psychology: A Comprehensive Perspective

Health Psychology: A Comprehensive Perspective

Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones of the American Public Health Organization offers a wonderful metaphor that sets the stage for a comprehensive model of health psychology.

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