The Ancient Greeks defined mental disorders as “being possessed and punished by the Gods for wrongdoing and can only be cured by prayer”. Greek physicians and philosophers wrote their theories about the treatment of some mental disorders without practicing. In Judeo-Christian societies, mental illness was often seen as “a divine punishment” and “a divine gift”. Some mental disorders were well known in Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Persia, India and China. With the advent of Islam, a revolution emerged in all scientific fields, including psychology, which will later strongly influence the Western modern psychology.
Metamaterial para exames
Os metamateriais, que começaram como uma curiosidade matemática e logo se revelaram ainda mais curiosos, ao viabilizar a criação de mantos de invisibilidade, já estão prontos para melhorar os exames médicos.
GPs’ training is ‘outdated’ and needs to teach young doctors about the importance of nutrition and healthy eating, experts have claimed.
Five nights into a hospital stay after surgery for a congenital heart condition, Beatrice Liddell was uncomfortable, unable to sleep and, she recalls, “really miserable”. Unsure what else to do, she pressed her bedside buzzer.
Big data is fast revolutionising healthcare, but the NHS and industry are only just waking up to the accompanying threats to patients’ privacy.
Muchos Sufi en oriente piden a sus amigos que cuando ellos mueran le digan en el oido “lah ilaha ilah allah” que es para que recuerden irse a la unidad con lo divino directamente … piden esto por qué hay una antigua tradición que dice que continuamos a percibir y a oír hasta media hora después del perecer de las otras funciones del cuerpo ..
Single delta wave bursts, often associated with deep sleep, were recorded ten minutes after a patient was declared clinically ‘dead’
- Doctors studied brain activity of patients after they were clinically dead
- In one case deep sleep brain waves persisted after the heart had stopped
- Doctors described the case as ‘extraordinary’ and ‘unexplained’
A man who swims naked in Arctic seas, a girl born with her heart on the outside of her chest, a boy with unbreakable bones.
Wim Hof (pictured), from Sittard in the Netherlands, claims his ability to withstand freezing conditions without developing so much as a sniffle is down to ‘meditation and breathing techniques’
Em Portugal, estudo que ouviu quase 1600 médicos da zona Centro concluiu que os maiores problemas ocorrem sobretudo entre os que trabalham mais tempo e no Serviço Nacional de Saúde. Leer Más
Dos artículos publicados en la edición de Agosto en Stimulation in Healthcare: the Journal of the Society for Stimulation in Healthcare, explora estudios recientes en la “vida real” enseñando aproximaciones que buscan mejorar las habilidades necesarias de comunicación para decir malas noticias. Leer Más