ISSN 1538-1080

Tag: Volume 9, Number 1

Psychological Symptoms Change In Veterans After Six Sessions of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT): An Observational Study

Abstract Protocols to treat veterans with brief courses of therapy are required, in light of the large numbers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with depression, anxiety, PTSD and other psychological problems. This observational study examined the effects of six sessions of EFT on seven veterans, using a within-subjects, time-series, repeated measures design. Participants were assessed

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Healing Trauma in War Torn Countries

Abstract Women for Women International (WFWI) helps victims of war become self sufficient in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Sudan. WFWI conducts year-long programs for participants, providing financial aid, job training, rights awareness and leadership education. They also want to help participants deal with the

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False Hope: Real or Imaginary?

Abstract In dealing with cancer, many people use the term false hope when they criticize complementary therapies. The concerns about false hope are often exaggerated. Hope is real, Hope heals. Hope is always real, and there are always possibilities of healing. With every disease there are people who have somehow healed themselves.

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Waterfall Essences: Energies of a Newborn Land and the Whole Cosmos

About meI was born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1961. I am a Cranio-sacral therapist, EFT practitioner, Soulwisdom auric clearing practitioner, Shamballa MDH master teacher and healer, NES therapist and a Biomedical Scientist. In the past 27 years I have mainly been working in hospital labs doing physiological examinations. Although that gives information on how certain

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Remarkable Recoveries: An Endangered Species

The destiny of man is not measured by material computation. When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits not animals. Winston Churchill This issue of IJHC features reports of several people who have had remarkable recoveries from varieties of physical problems. This aspect of wholistic healing that is

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Fears of Acknowledging Consciousness As the First Principle in Health and Healing

Abstract Few in-depth writings explore the anomalous remission or healing of symptoms and disease that defy the physicalistic explanations of allopathic medicine. This issue of IJHC features the reports of several people who experienced these remarkable recoveries from several physical problems. I present here a broad spectrum of psychological factors that get in our way

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Remarkable Recoveries

Modern medicine has not explored the issues of self-healing and of patients who exceed survival expectations. The reason is that we either give the treatment the credit or dismiss them as miracles or spontaneous remissions. Medicine does not study successes like these because it believes that one cannot learn from spontaneous events. However, when we

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IJHC Book Reviews January 2009

Nicholson Baker. Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of CivilizationBob van Overbruggen, PhD. Healing Psyche: Patterns and Structure of Complementary Psychological Cancer Treatment (CPCT)Frances Vaughan. Shadows of the Sacred-Seeing Through Spiritual IllusionsJulie Roberts; PhD. Change Works with CLEAR, Clearing Limits Energetically with Acupressure ReleaseEllen C. Braun, The Animal School (video)

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