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Recovering From The Holidays

December 27, 2011

Scientific Literature & Abstracts

The benefits of a good night’s sleep

Gina Shaw

http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/sleep-benefits-10/healing-power-sleep?page=1 

Morbid obesity and related health risks

John G. Kral, M.D., Ph.D.

http://www.annals.org/content/103/6_Part_2/1043.short 

Waist circumference and not body mass index explains obesity-related health risk

Ian Janssen, Peter T Katzmarzyk and Robert Ross

http://www.ajcn.org/content/79/3/379.full 

Health risks associated with overweight and obesity

P. Kopelman

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-789X.2007.00311.x/full

Why can't I sleep?

http://www.spinecentersei.com/pdfs/whycantisleep.pdf


Holidays/Families/Belonging Can Save Your Life

December 20, 2011

Scientific Literautre & Abstracts

Effect of psychosocial treatment on survival of patients with metastatic breast cancer

D. Spiegel et al.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(89)91551-1/abstract 

The importance of biopsychosocial factors in the development of duodenal ulcer in a cohort of middle-aged men

J.H. Medalie et al.

http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/136/10/1280.abstract 

Stressful life events, social support, and mortality in men born in 1933

Annika Rosengren et al.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1679147/ 

Pet ownership, social support, and one year survival after acute myocardial infarction in the cardiac arrhythmia suppression trial (CAST)

E. Friedmann andS.A.Thomas

http://www.ajconline.org/article/S0002-9149(99)80343-9/abstract 

Psychosocial influences on mortality after myocardial infarction

W. Ruberman et al.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6749228 

Healthy at 100

John Robbins
2007 Ballantine Books 

Love and survival: The scientific basis for the healing power of intimacy

Dean Ornish, MD
1998 Harper Collins 

Kitchen table wisdom: Stories that heal

Rachel Naomi Remen, MD
1996 Riverhead Books


Conflict Resolution

December 13, 2011

Scientific Literature & Abstracts 

Resolving to resolve (Syllabus)

DR.  R. L. WYSER

http://www.spinecentersei.com/pdfs/resolving.pdf


Holiday Stress

December 6, 2011

Scientific Literautre & Abstracts

8 Ways to pressure-proof your holidays

Mary May Larmoyeux 

http://www.familylife.com/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=dnJHKLNnFoG&b=3576589&ct=11510159&notoc=1