Human Givens Journal - Volume 25, No 2, 2018

Volume 25, No 2, 2018

Human Givens Journal

Format: A4 Printed Journal (60pp) / Digital PDF Journal (60pp) 

ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)

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Editorial: ‘What’s right’


‘How we are’ – news, views and information on:

  • Buried bad findings from antidepressant trial
  • Trial criteria exclude most patients
  • Side effects of psychotherapy
  • Body shape and personality
  • The liking gap
  • Hidden IAPT costs
  • Why giving advice is motivating
  • Bipartisan bias
  • Patterns of learning
  • EMDR and false memory
  • Hallucination proneness
  • The good news about depression
  • Neurons’ dual role in traumatic memories
  • Misunderstandings about expressing gratitude
  • Recasting the past to reduce anxiety
  • Storytelling: what grabs us
  • Burnout
  • Socialising and memory
  • Impulse control problems in Parkinson’s
  • Immune cells and sex
  • Politics of self-harm
  • Romantic rejection
  • Disempowering negative memories

Articles include

Finding it all in spacetime

With the aid of small wildlife, Pat Williams contemplates the bigger picture.

“They took my children!”

Jessica Long shows how the HG approach can help parent devastated by the legal removal of children from their care.

Keeping in balance: how latest neuroscience links with HG

Jenny Edwards explores how scientific discoveries around energy capacity and feelings connect with HG.

DNA and the dance of life

Steven Heine tells Denise Winn that, while genes create life, they definitely don’t control it.

Self-belief in education

Gavin Jinks and Denise Harber describe how they built self-belief in university students and primary school children, respectively.

Why emotions are sensational

Denise Winn explores how our interpretation of sensations from our bodies affects our experience of emotion.

Antidepressant withdrawal: cat finally out of the bag?

The mounting evidence that withdrawal symptoms have been significantly underestimated by mental health professionals.

The power of appearances

Emily Gajewski discusses the impact on both client and therapist of where sessions are carried out.

Human needs at work

Joe Griffin introduces a new idea for speeding the adoption of HG insights in the workplace.

PLUS: Book Reviews



To maintain our editorial independence we don’t take advertising, this means every page you read is full of interesting and relevant content. It’s the perfect way to keep up-to-date with developments in the field of mental health and wellbeing – many ground-breaking insights were first published in the HG journal.


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