ISSN 1538-1080

Tag: Volume 2, Number 3

The Wilson Effect: A Case for Transpersonal Healing Properties of Placebo

The word placebo derives from the Latin phrase I shall please (The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 1974). In modern clinical medicine, the placebo has become known as a pharmacologically inert treatment provided to compare/contrast with an active treatment (e.g. medication, surgery, psychotherapy, healing) in clinical trials (Harrington, 1999). However, in the broader setting of general medical practice,

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Loving the Unloving

Have you ever felt like you were on a deserted island with your problems? I was several thousand miles away from home when I received a call that my mother was dying. After trying and trying to get a flight home, I just couldnt. I slumped to the floor crying. Frankly, my husband and daughter

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The Intuitive Manager and Innovation in Healthcare

Few would argue that our health care system is in need of change, but change comes very slowly and has to overcome many resistances. Intuition can facilitate changes that are healing to all levels of our health care system. Intuition and change Intuition gives birth to innovation. Innovation results in social and organizational change. Highly

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Raylene Jacksons Story

I came into my room from our process group (in Enloe Behavioral Health). Monroe (a soft cloth monkey) was sitting on the bed. I asked him how it was going? He seemed to be happy to see me. I moved him to a different position. I felt comfort in doing that and knowing he was

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If I Knew

If I knew it would be the last timeThat I’d see you fall asleep,I would tuck you in more tightlyand pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

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From the Internet

When some doctors were told to contribute to the construction of a new wing at a hospital, the allergists voted to scratch it; the dermatologists preferred no rash moves; the gastroenterologists had a gut feeling about it; the microsurgeons were thinking along the same vein;

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