Sunday, December 11, 2011

Mind-Body Skills and Self-Regulation: A Look at When Why and How for Children and Adolescents

Great lecture - the more we can develop integrated methods of helping children and adolescents self-regulate emotions like anxiety and fear - not to mention physical pain - the better they will do so as adults.




Mind-Body Skills and Self-Regulation: A Look at When, Why, and How for Children and Adolescents

Mind-body skills and self-regulation can provide great benefit to children who suffer from headache or migraines, digestive upset, anxiety, procedure-related pain, chronic pain, bed-wetting or other chronic conditions. Dr. David Becker, UCSF Pediatrics, discusses how mind-body approaches can benefit children across different developmental stages, from infancy to the teen years. In addition to reviewing some of the latest research, he provides tips on practical and day-to-day applications and addresses the importance of adjusting the technique to the child's needs. Series: "Integrative Medicine Today" [12/2011]
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