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    IJHC September 2017 Table of Contents

    Editorial Musings Renovating the Boxes We Build and Live In Daniel Benor, MD Read article Research Quantum-Touch® Significantly Reduces Acute and Chronic Pain in Adults Lisa Tully, PhD Read article Wholistic Healing Childhood and Adult Sexual Drama Daniel Benor, MD Read Article Variations on the Theme of Healing Shift a Nervous System – and you shift the world! Gunilla Hamne and Ulf Sandström Read article Book Reviews Ted Zeff, PhD. The Highly Sensitive Person’s Survival Guide: Essential Skills for Living Well in an Overstimulating World  Tobin Hart, PhD. The Secret Spiritual World of Children: The breakthrough discovery that profoundly alters […]

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    Quantum-Touch® Significantly Reduces Acute and Chronic Pain in Adults

    Abstract The objective of this clinical trial was to evaluate the efficacy of Quantum-Touch® in alleviating acute and chronic pain in 41 subjects who suffered from a spectrum of pains, including arthritis, injury, back pain, stress, work related muscle overuse, headache, cancer treatment, gallbladder (following surgical removal), fibromyalgia and Parkinson’s Disease. In this pilot study, 17 international practitioners assessed their clients using a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) before and after Quantum-Touch® treatments. Results demonstrated a decrease in self-reported pain for all 65 assessments. There was an overall 67.4% reduction VAS scores intensity after a Quantum-Touch® intervention in subjects between […]

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    Shift a nervous system – and you shift the world!

    Abstract In the footsteps of conflict there is often more conflict, because hurt people hurt people. Experiencing emotional and traumatic stress can cause our nervous systems to go into a state of hypervigilance, triggering defence and attack reactions in situations where they no longer are necessary. In areas of conflict and post-conflict there is rarely an infrastructure allowing conventional treatments for trauma on a one-to-one basis. An optimal solution is one that can be carried from peer to peer by non-specialists, empowering each individual to be able to stabilize themselves and their community. One such method has been taught […]

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    Childhood and Adult Sexual Trauma

    Abstract Sexual abuse is a major problem in the US. Research shows that one third of all females and one fifth of all males have suffered sexual abuse under the age of 18. Sexual abuse in children produces trauma that is deeper because this is also a betrayal of the child’s trust in adults to provide a safe environment. The indifference and disrespect of police and the courts for victims of sexual abuse of all ages, with blaming of the child for inviting the abuse, often produce further traumas. Fortunately, there are now therapeutic methods available to relieve much […]

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    Renovating the Boxes We Build and Live In

    Introduction We are all creatures of habit. As we grow up in childhood, we take on from our family and community the language and concepts for the world at large around us. We cannot avoid acquiring habits of per-ceiving, naming, interpreting, describing and dealing with the worlds we live in. While on the one hand these habits are essential to our learning about the world and how to function in it, on the other hand these habits often become prisons that keep us locked into limited ways of being in and relating to the world around us. For the […]

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