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What is EMDR?

By on 29 October 2015 in General

EMDR stands for ‘Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing’. It’s a form of integrative therapy that is proving effective for people who have suffered from a traumatic experience such as abuse, a natural disaster, a bad accident etc. Some people with NEAD are being offered it as an alternative to cognitive behavioural therapy. So, how does […]

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Are We Misunderstanding Fear and Anxiety?

By on 5 August 2015 in News

Joseph LeDoux, a neuroscientist and writer from Louisiana, USA has spent his life researching the brain and in particular the regions of the brain that control our ‘fight or flight’ response. Indeed it was he who laid down the first map of what is called the brain’s “fear circuit,” the regions — centred on the amygdala […]

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Cultivating Resilience in NEAD

By on 5 June 2015 in General
Cultivating Resilience in NEAD

We all of us know people who seem able to cope with whatever life throws at them; we see stories of soldiers losing limbs and then going on to walk to the North Pole, or run a marathon. Then there are people like Stephen Sutton, diagnosed with bowel cancer at the age of 15, who […]

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Link found between brain and immune system

By on 2 June 2015 in News

Researchers at the University of Virginia Medical School, USA, have made a significant discovery. They have found a link between the brain and the immune system through some tiny vessels that no one knew were there. Despite all the research that has been done, it seems there is still very much more to learn about […]

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