Volume 26, No 1, 2019

Human Givens Journal

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

ISBN: 1473-4850 (ISSN)

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Editorial: ‘Statistics that can and can’t count’


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

  • Positives of video gaming and screen time
  • Solitude in adolescence
  • Happy memories and addiction recovery
  • The amazing placebo
  • Drawing and memory
  • Suicide clusters in young
  • Helping others cope with suicidal thoughts
  • Inflammation and depression in adolescents
  • OCD and sense of control
  • CBT does not help chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Trigger warnings for students – trivial value
  • Singing: the impact on dementia
  • Gender stereotyping of children’s voices
  • How the brain treats concrete and abstract nouns
  • Eye movements and fear reduction
  • Chemobrain
  • Stress and depression extra exhausting
  • Reading to children

Articles include

Finding the fun and the glory

Pat Williams considers the impact on the young of high exposure to violent content via different media.

“You can do this!”

Darren Stiff describes how HG informs his daily work in his role as a senior paramedic.

Inside our ethics committee

Ian Thompson presents illuminating cases which the Registration and Professional Standards Committee considered over the year.

FIRST PERSON: Learning from lack of sleep

Charlie Green describes the mental impact on her of severe sleep deprivation, arising from sleep apnoea.

Not so gendered brain

Gina Rippon tells Denise Winn that social, not brain, structures account for most differences in male and female behaviours.

Ten-minute therapy

Adam Lake illustrates how HG understandings transform the effectiveness of his GP mental health consultations.

A tale of two halves

How Damian Fearns uses HG to train staff working with the homeless and also senior leaders in global organisations.

FIRST PERSON: Living with dissociation

Jenny Edwards shares her own experience of dissociation and how she now manages it in herself and with clients.

PLUS: Book Reviews

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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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