Conditions & Disorders

Anger Management

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Anger Management               Anger is a much talked about emotion in our culture. We are increasingly confronted with examples of anger leading to violence that sometimes then results in injury, death or criminal charges. A healthy person will feel anger at times and the key to anger is what […]

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What is Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) ?

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Dissociative Identity Disorder , or DID, is a named disorder within the Disorders Services Manual version IV. This type of disorder relates to dissociation or the process of “splitting off” from consciousness to avoid the pain and deny the event. According to the psychiatric Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder s(Version IV) (DSMIV), it […]

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Bipolar or Manic Depression Disorder

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Bipolar or Manic Depression as it was once known, is a psychiatric illness which affects p to 1 in 40 to 50 people in Australia, according the Beyondblue Foundation. Bipolar disorder has been characterised in the movies, and revealed in public figure court cases such as with Rene Rivkin, and there is a generalised awareness […]

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Borderline Personality

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Borderline Personality by Richard Boyd, Perth WA – Energetics Institute Copyright 2011 INTRODUCTION The term “Borderline Personality” is a largely misunderstood label that often gets used to categorise and generalise a person who exhibits a number of volatile, emotional and unstable behaviours. The psychiatric term “Borderline Personality” was only agreed and defined as late as […]

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Narcissism

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Narcissism by Richard Boyd, Perth WA – Energetics Institute Copyright 2010 Narcissism – Living Without Feelings INTRODUCTION The word narcissism is one that has in recent years has been increasingly used in popular press to describe personalities and lifestyles. One form of  Narcissism is however a little understood personality disorder which is increasingly showing up […]

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Bruxism (TMJ)

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Bruxism (TMJ Teeth Grinding) and Core Energetics by Helena Boyd, Energetics Institute, Perth, Western Australia Copyright 2010 What Is Bruxism ? Do you often wake up with a dull headache, ear ache or pain in your jaws ?  Do your teeth seem super sensitive ?  You may suffer from bruxism.  Bruxism is the medical term for […]

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Trauma

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Trauma by Richard Boyd, Perth WA – Energetics Institute Copyright 2010 Trauma – The Misunderstood Tragedy Trauma is an often used but little understood word in our society. The condition it describes has relatively recent awareness, with the term “shell shock” commonly being used to describe trauma during World War 1(1914-1918), and “war nerves” during […]

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Depression

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Depression by Richard Boyd, Perth WA – Energetics Institute Copyright 2010 Depression – A Body-Mind Condition According to a World Health Organisation(WHO) report, Depression is a common illness which affects about 120 million people worldwide, and is growing in numbers. In Australia, according to some surveys, if one includes people who have Depression but remain […]

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Anxiety

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Anxiety by Richard Boyd, Perth WA – Energetics Institute Copyright 2010 According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report, Anxiety disorders are affecting over 250 million people worldwide, and are growing in alarming numbers. In Australia, according to some surveys, if one includes people who have Anxiety but remain undiagnosed, then the statistic may be […]

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