Volume 15, No 1, 2008

Human Givens Journal

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Editorial: Randomised – or just random?

How we are: News, views and information:

  • Human nature and treatment trials
  • soldiers and PTSD medical errors
  • cultural effects on perspective
  • alcohol and memory
  • the effects of ‘voluntary’ care
  • antipsychotic drug misuse for learning disabled adults
  • depression in Europe schizophrenia without drugs
  • reading support
  • time and money stress at work
  • cognitive dissonance
  • how to swot
  • stalking psychotic logic
  • letting go of the ‘flow’

The shifting sands of the Dialogue
Sticking to what’s in vogue blinkers us to what’s real, says Pat Williams.

No more clients from hell
Family solicitor Andrew Baines explains how the human givens approach has transformed the service he offers clients.

Seeing is believing
Annette Watts describes the impact of guided imagery on treatment for addiction.

The wrong write stuff?
Denise Winn looks at the copious research findings on whether writing about trauma helps physical and mental health.

PTSD, by any other name
International expert David Alexander talks to Denise Winn about the challenges in treatment for psychological trauma.

Enhancing the lives of learning disabled adults
Sean Gray shows how working from the human givens approach is changing the lives of learning disabled adults.

What makes a good citizen?
Do young people care about social issues? Helen Haste explores the challenging questions raised by citizenship education.

The future for state-funded psychotherapy
Bill Andrews reports from a high-level conference – and it could be good news.

PLUS: Book Reviews, Letters.

  • Format: A4 Printed Journal (48pp)
  • ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)
  • Publication date: 20/03/2008

About the editor

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.