Volume 14, No 2, 2007 (Digital PDF)

Volume 14, No 2, 2007 (Digital PDF)

Human Givens Journal

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Editorial: To live a full life

How We Are: news, views and information

  • A mother’s kiss and PTSD
  • antenatal anxiety
  • eye health and stress
  • fish oils and self harm
  • worry and work
  • social exclusion and violence
  • sleep before learning
  • antidepressants and stroke
  • learning to learn
  • relationship break up
  • altruism
  • managing stress at work
  • enduring toll of terrorism

All in the family
Pat Williams thinks there's a lot to be said for a nod and a handshake.

Angry soldier, unstable diagnosis, unholy muddle
Traumatised servicemen and women are getting a raw deal because of squabblings over diagnoses, says Piers Bishop.

Against the law – but in line with the lore?
Our own cognitive and perceptual 'fault lines' can help us understand psychotic patients. Michael Garrett, David Stone and Douglas Turkington explain.

Helpless to help
What it is like to care for a psychotic brother when professionals don't know how to help.

Ask, don't tell
Noël Janis-Norton discusses with Denise Winn how even the most challenging of children can be motivated to learn.

“How can you sleep at night?”
Denise Winn finds out how lawyers cope psychologically when defending clients accused of committing abhorrent crimes.

On the receiving end
Caroline Gallup describes the emotional upheaval she and her husband experienced during stressful infertility treatment.

The carrot and the stick
Mark Evans describes how his use of rewards and punishments in therapy has helped clients quickly achieve change.

PLUS: Book Reviews, Letters.

  • Format: Digital PDF Journal (48pp)
  • ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)
  • Publication date: 20/06/2007

About the author(s)

Denise WinnDenise Winn is a journalist, editor and author specialising in psychology – who has also practised as a human givens therapist for the last 14 years.

She is editor of The Human Givens Journal and for over 25 years she was a regular contributor at different times for the Sunday Times, Observer, Guardian, Independent, Daily Mirror and Daily Mail. For 12 years she was also Cosmopolitan’s medical writer as well as a contributor to a variety of other national magazines. She is former editor of a magazine produced by Mind, the mental health charity, and the UK edition of Psychology Today.  

Author in her own right of 18 books on medical and psychological topics, for the lay reader, she co-authored the HG Approach series of best-selling self-help titles on depression, addiction, anxiety, anger and liberation from pain, as well as Managing the Monkey with Mark Dawes.