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A Question of Mind Over Matter     View
First in a series of four articles from 2006 about new technologies in the field of prosthetics, particularly in the area of bionics. Features an interactive tour of bionic research under development, and many related links. From Wired News.

Introducing Jesse Sullivan, the World's First "Bionic Man"     View
Fact sheet and related material about the development of a "bionic arm" or "myoelectric arm driven using electrical signals from the muscles of the chest, now activated by the user's own thought-generated nerve impulses." Explains ...

Alexander Technique Center     View
Information about this "method for learning how to consciously change maladaptive habits of coordination. (Coordination includes movement, posture, breathing, and tension patterns.)" The method was developed by Matthias Alexander, an Austra ...

Circumcision Information and Resource Pages     View
This searchable site provides information on the care of the uncircumcised penis, as well as the pros and cons of circumcision. The organization "maintains that circumcision of nonconsenting children violates a doctor's pledge to uphold the Hipp ...

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Thinking Positive     View
This 2004 radio program profiles a patient who used a form of psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, to deal with her social phobia. Also includes links to related programs about cognitive behavior therapy's founder Dr. Albert Ellis, and about ...

Questions and Answers About Cognitive Therapy     View
Fact sheet about cognitive therapy, which "in contrast to other forms of psychotherapy ... is usually more focused on the present, more time-limited, and more problem-solving oriented." Discusses a typical therapy session, how long therapy ...

The Road to Resilience     View
"This brochure ... focuses on developing and using a personal strategy for enhancing resilience," which is "the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or even significant sources of stress." D ...     View
At this site teens can share their thoughts, concerns, and experiences with other teens anonymously and safely. Developed by experts in teen counseling and psychology, this professionally monitored, password-protected site is the work of KidsPeace, t ...

Aaron's Tracheostomy Page     View
This site provides information about tracheotomy, which is "a surgical procedure that [makes] an incision into the trachea (windpipe) ... [to form] a temporary or permanent opening which is called a tracheostomy." Discusses the surgical pro ...

Psychotherapy for All: An Experiment     View
This March 2008 article describes a project in India "that has the potential to transform mental health treatment in the developing world. Instead of doctors, the program trains laypeople to identify and treat depression and anxiety and sends th ...



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