All in the head:  Three approaches to mental health treatment that stretch the boundaries – and, sometimes, credulity

Description

Imagine being able to quickly banish phobias by rhythmically tapping on various body parts. How about a painless treatment that eliminates depression by exerting gentle pressure on a patient's shoulders or torso? What if it were possible to overcome attention- deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by having a child focus on a computer image that retrains his brain waves?

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Newspaper

Language

English

Author(s)

Sandra G. Boodman

Original Work Citation

Boodman, S. G. (2004, June 29). All in the head: Three approaches to mental health treatment that stretch the boundaries ? and, sometimes, credulity. Washington, DC: The Washington Post, Health, F1

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Citation

“All in the head:  Three approaches to mental health treatment that stretch the boundaries – and, sometimes, credulity,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed October 27, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/17045.

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