Human Givens Journal - Volume 16, No 4, 2009

Volume 16, No 4, 2009

Human Givens Journal

Format: Digital PDF Journal (48pp) 

ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)

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Way to go

How we are: News, views and information

  • Questionable evidence
  • impact of a smile
  • smoking in pregnancy and psychosis
  • self-directed support in social care
  • dream theory goes rock
  • posture and self-belief
  • heart attacks and PTSD
  • sensitive surgeon
  • prevalence of autism
  • voice recognition
  • proximity and the amygdala
  • fearful dogs and young children
  • Alice and the looking glass
  • amputation desire

Eureka? It may depend on little Coot

Pat Williams ponders the nature of creativity

Human givens: the evidence so far

Bill Andrews describes the practice-based evidence from recent studies and explains why we’re ahead of the game

Why should elderly people be parted from their pets?

Denise Winn discovers that most care facilities bar pets and why campaigners want to make this illegal

20 The power of people who don’t seem to matter

Melinda Blau and Karen Fingerman describe the impact on our lives of  ‘consequential strangers’

Light my fire: is cooking at the heart of being human?

Richard Wrangham tells Denise Winn that, more than anything else, it is cooking that enabled us to become human

On the receiving end

Sandra Robilliard describes the far-reaching effects of her experience of human givens therapy

“Fix your own oxygen mask first”

Adrian Quinn finds the human givens approach highly helpful in his work supporting stressed headteachers

A very uncommon therapist

Jasvinder Singh shows how the human givens approach helped him make sense, and best use of, his autistic spectrum disorder

PLUS: Book Reviews, Letters


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