2 edition of Mental first aid toward balance in a dizzy world found in the catalog.
Mental first aid toward balance in a dizzy world
Meerloo, Joost Abraham Maurits
|Statement||[by] Joost A.M. Meerloo.|
|LC Classifications||RA790 .M36|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 312 p.|
|Number of Pages||312|
|LC Control Number||66016160|
Balance disorder. A balance disorder is a disturbance that causes an individual to feel unsteady, for example when standing or walking. It may be accompanied by feelings of giddiness, or wooziness, or having a sensation of movement, spinning, or lty: Neurology, Otolaryngology. Mental Health Professionals The symptoms of some dizziness disorders can be distressing and upsetting. As a consequence, many people with chronic conditions experience dizziness-related depression and/or anxiety. If you suspect you might be depressed, checking in with your family doctor is a good place to start.
Dizziness and Balance Issues Dizziness and balance disorders are a common issue for people all over the world. Many are so severe that they warrant a visit to a physician. After meeting a new evaluation today who came in and explained that doctors told her for years that her dizziness is caused by depression, I did some research on vestibular disorders and depression. I found one article of particular interest. A research study is being conducted to use the vestibular system to diagnose depression, anxiety and.
Anemia, a lack of red blood cells, can cause fatigue, pale skin, weakness, dizziness, headache and more. Low blood pressure (hypotension) Low blood pressure, or hypotension, can make you feel lightheaded and dizzy. Pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary hypertension can cause shortness of breath, a fast heart rate, or lightheadedness. Dizziness or balance examinations will include evaluating the inner ear, eye movement and neurological connections that links them all together. You can expect to be here about 1 ½ hours to 2 hours. Hearing evaluations can last about 1 hour.
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Mental First Aid Toward Balance in a Dizzy World by Floyd S. Barringer, James Alfred Wanklyn, Edwin Palmer Hoyt, John Fry, Charles Horace Gray, Royal Institute of Chemistry, Joost Abraham Maurits Meerloo, Geoffrey : Mental first aid toward balance in a dizzy world.
New York, Hawthorn Books  (OCoLC) Online version: Meerloo, Joost Abraham Maurits, Mental first aid toward balance in a dizzy world. New York, Hawthorn Books  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joost A M Meerloo.
There is a certain vertigo in trying to establish the central theme or objective of Dr. Meerloo's book. He's hard to stabilize and wanders here and there, from his own personal reactions, to those of his patients, from truly physical, organic causes of imbalance to most neurotic of psychotic disturbances: paranoia, suicide, murder and assassination, addiction of all kinds, mass hysteria.
I recently experienced a balance disorder for the first time in my life. So I needed a good source of information on the subject, even though I am receiving medical care for it.
This book has been very informative and helpful, and describes various types of dizziness issues in detail, possible causes, and treatment options/5(22). The first complete book on the subject written from the general reader, Feeling Dizzy: Identifies and explains the three types of dizziness: vertigo, imbalance, and fainting.
Describes treatment options, from medication or surgery to therapy and rehabilitation/5(12). Lynn S. Alvord, Ph.D. is a nationally recognized author, teacher and lecturer. His current book, Falls Assessment and Prevention is a best seller in the fields of balance and falls assessment.
He has also written book chapters and numerous articles on this subject as well as on a wide range of audiology topics. Feeling Dizzy: Understanding and Treating Vertigo, Dizziness and Other Balance Disorders, Brian Blakley and Marc Siegel, Dizzy Me, Dr.
Floris Wuyts & Tania Stadsbader, The Brain that Changes Itself, Norman Doidge, Sick and Tired of Feeling Sick and Tired, by Paul Donahue, PhD and Mary Siegel, PhD, Special tools for the assessment of balance and dizziness in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Neurorehabilitation 32(3) May.
There are times when dizziness can be a symptom of something else, such as a balance disorder. Previously our blog shared that the first large-scale, nationally representative survey of its kind, led by the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) suggests that more than million U.S.
children ages have a. Psychological exercise for achieving greater mental balance. While it is somewhat of an oversimplification, the brain can be thought of as being similar to a muscle. Balance disorders and dizziness can occur when one of the body’s senses is disabled such as a viral infection or visual impairment.
Jack Wazen and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Laura Wazen, specialize in balance disorders and often work together to treat patients. Dizziness and Loss of balance. WebMD Symptom Checker helps you find the most common medical conditions indicated by the symptoms dizziness and loss of balance including Middle ear infection, Labyrinthitis, and Acoustic neuroma.
There are 12 conditions associated with dizziness and loss of balance. So the two steal off before dawn into the wild world of communes, hippies, out-door festivals, dirty fingernails and fun. As the weeks pass, Dizzy starts to feel things she's never felt before.
She meets Finn, who gives her her first kiss--and Mouse, who's like the little brother she never had/5. In this comprehensive guide, one of the nation's leading authorities on balance disorders tells the millions of sufferers what they can to do to conquer dizziness -- wha Find Your Balance.
Recent statistics show that more than 90 million Americans will experience dizziness at some time during their lives/5. There are numerous reasons why someone might develop a balance disorder. The underlying cause is something which should be investigated by a specialist. Nowadays there are several hospitals providing one-stop balance/dizzy clinics where they can often give a diagnosis during a single visit to the clinic, but sometimes further tests/visits may be required.
The balance system works by coordinating information in your brain from the three senses used for balance. These balance senses are the balance organ in your inner ear, your eyes, and your internal sense of the position and movement of your body.
If you feel dizzy, it means that your brain has not been able to coordinate the information from. Disturbances in the inner ear itself. Changes in the connecting nerves of the inner ear and the way the brain perceives the signals from the inner ear.
Systemic disorders of the body for example thyroid problems and the effects of diabetes. Blood flow problems such as low blood pressure or cardiac arrhythmia.
Coping in a toxic world seems to be on a lot of people's minds. Self-care means choosing behaviors that balance the effects of emotional and physical First Aid for Stress and Burnout. The American Institute of Balance wishes to congratulate Mary Tinetti, MD for being recognized as a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship “Genius Grant” recipient.
Her pioneering work in the field of geriatric safety and fall prevention has given clinicians the resources to identify risk factors in elderly patients, thereby significantly reducing falls and related injuries. Balance, Vertigo, Dizziness.
The Audiology Center has the most up to date equipment to help diagnose balance and dizziness disorders. Millions of Americans have disorders involving the system of balance they describe as vertigo or dizziness.
What can be difficult for both a patient and his or her doctor is that dizziness is "a subjective term.". Dr_Patricia_Farrell responded: Anxiety can cause balance problems. Why it happens isn't really known, but it's one of the sx.
of panic disorder and, unfortunately, this is a disorder that often takes quite a bit of time to dx.There is no cure for gentamicin-induced balance disorders, but treatment by a medical professional who specializes in vestibular rehabilitation or balance disorders can help you learn to compensate for the problem.
Further References Regarding Human Balance. These websites address the impact of gentamicin or similar drugs on human balance.About the Author Brian W. Blakley, M.D., Ph.D., is the director of the Dizziness Clinic at Wayne State University Medical specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear.
Mary-Ellen Siegel, M.S.W., is a lecturer in the Department of Community Medicine (Social Work) at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.A psychotherapist in private .