This comprehensive, user-friendly handbook offers readers an innovative clinical approach using 100 different Kundalini yoga techniques in select disorder-specific protocols for treating all of the major and common psychiatric disorders. Readers will gain insight into their own symptoms by reading the official American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual definitions along with the associated disorders and features, and learn the step-by-step strategies essential for self-healing and relief. Seventy black-and-white illustrations are included.
Topics covered: Generalized Anxiety Disorder * Obsessive Compulsive Disorder * Body Dysmorphic Disorder * Trichotillomania * Phobias * Panic Disorders * Acute Stress Disorder * PTSD * The Abused and Battered Psyche * Depression * Grief * The Bipolar Disorders * The Addictive, Impulse Control, and Eating Disorders * Insomnia and other Sleep Disorders * Chronic Fatigue Syndrome * ADHD and Co-morbid Disorders (Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder) * Dyslexia and Other Learning Disorders * Schizophrenia and the Variants of the Psychoses * The Personality Disorders (Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal, Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, Narcississtic, Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder) * Autism and Asperger's Disorder
David Shannahoff-Khalsa is the Director of The Research Group for Mind-Body Dynamics at the BioCircuits Institute, University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is also a member of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine, and a yogic therapist for the Center for Wellness & Personal Growth, Department of Psychiatry, UCSD. He has published widely in scientific journals and routinely presents full-day courses teaching these disorder-specific protocols at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Conferences, and at other national and international conferences.