Volume 15, No 2, 2008
Human Givens Journal
Format: A4 Printed Journal (48pp) / Digital PDF Journal (48pp)
ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)
An idea that is spreading
How we are: News, views and information:
- Norms that aren’t normal
- false sense of security
- mothers who are offenders
- a game to enhance mood
- power and persuasion
- concerns about drugs for depression – and drug trials
- five praises a day
- initials that affect performance
- false confession
- body clocks
- an aid for family work
- teenage mothers and babies’ cries
- anxiety in pregnancy
- music and stroke
- art and Alzheimer’s
- coping with pain
- working memory overload
When words can’t say it all
Pat Williams on the power of concentrated attention.
Our many minds and the opera of life
Pat Williams shares a powerful metaphor for bringing about transformation.
The magic hoover
A story by Chris Dyas about how a girl in the secure care system made a life-changing decision.
Myth of the chemical cure
Joanna Moncrieff reveals to Farouk Okhai some alarming little-known truths about psychiatric drugs.
“Just what we need”
Linda Hoggan and Carmen Kane describe their innovative and highly popular programme for parents.
A lesson in teaching
Jonathan Solity explains a teaching method that could change education.
On the receiving end
How a former alcoholic, drug addict and violent criminal found a way to start anew. By Paula Bruce.
PLUS: Book Reviews, Letters.