Depression, Anxiety and Telomeres

Telomeres are the protective cap at the end of chromosomes that protect the integrity of the chromosome end. You might think of it like a band at the end of a plait of hair that stops the plait from unravelling during the activity of the day. Telomeres are more like a...

No-one Expects the Smiling Inquisition!

Smiling has to be a good thing and, broadly speaking, it is, but Aparna Labroo and colleagues have conducted research that shows it depends on what you are expecting. Despite the somewhat infamous title line from Monty Python, the research examined the principle that...

Neurons come and neurons go – maintaining the brain

Now that we embrace the concept of brain plasticity, it is useful to expand our attention to the broader picture of what happens to neural tissue, whether gain or loss. We know that the brain changes throughout life in relation to experience, behaviour and exposure....

The Neuropsychotherapist Issue #5

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Issue #5 (April-June 2014) ISSN 2201-9529   GO TO DOWNLOADS CONTENTS INTUITION is one aspect of psychotherapy that can easily become lost, even maligned, in the broader scheme of things, among the more concrete elements of techniques...