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BOOK 1

Shannahoff-Khalsa DS, Sacred Therapies: The Kundalini Yoga Meditation Handbook for Mental Health. W. W. Norton & Co. Inc., 2012. New York, London

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Norton Book Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Preface xiii
CHAPTER 1 A Brief Introduction to Kundalini Yoga Meditation 1
CHAPTER 2 Treating Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder 5
CHAPTER 3 Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (Trichotillomania and Body Dysmorphic Disorder) 19
CHAPTER 4 Treating Phobias 36
CHAPTER 5 Treating Panic Attacks and Panic Disorders 45
CHAPTER 6 Treating Acute Stress Disorder 57
CHAPTER 7 Treating Postttraumatic Stress Disorder 65
CHAPTER 8 Treating the Abused and Battered Psyche 80
CHAPTER 9 Treating the Major Depressive Disorders 95
CHAPTER 10 Treating Grief 105
CHAPTER 11 Treating the Bipolar Disorders 109
CHAPTER 12 Treating the Addictive, Impulse Control, and Eating Disorders 126
CHAPTER 13 Treating Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders 150
CHAPTER 14 Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 162
CHAPTER 15 Treating Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity and Comorbid Disorders (Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder) 171
CHAPTER 16 Treating Dyslexia and Other Learning Disorders 188
CHAPTER 17 Treating Schizophrenia and the Psychoses 196
CHAPTER 18 Treating the Personality Disorders (Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal, Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic Narcississtic, Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder) 234
CHAPTER 19 Treating Autism and Asperger?s Disorder 297
References 321
Index 325









BOOK 2

Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Complex Psychiatric Disorders: Techniques Specific for Treating the Psychoses, Personality, and Pervasive Developmental Disorders W. W. Norton & Company, New York ? London, 2010

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments ix
Preface xv
Introduction xvii

ONE

The Current Need for Advancing Treatment and the Potential for the Therapeutic Application of Yogic Medicine for Complex and Multimorbid Psychiatric Disorders 1

TWO

Treating Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders 17

Definitions, Subtypes, Diagnostic Features, Prevalence, Natural History, and Results Using Conventional Treatment Modalities 17

The Yogic View on the Etiology of Schizophrenia and Other Forms of Psychosis 44

The Yogic Protocols for Treatment 52

Case Histories of Treatment 75

THREE

Treating the Personality Disorders: Paranoid, Schizoid, Schizotypal, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Antisocial, Borderline, Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorders 83

Subtypes and Diagnostic Features, Prevalence, and Results Using Conventional Treatment Modalities 83

The Yogic View on the Etiology of the Personality Disorders 141

The Yogic Protocols for Treatment 145

Case Histories of Treatment 189

FOUR

Treating the Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Autistic Disorder, Asperger?s Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorders?Not Otherwise Specified 209

Subtypes and Diagnostic Features, Prevalence, Etiology, and Results Using Conventional Treatment Modalities 210

The Yogic View of the Etiology of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders 231

The Yogic Protocols for Treatment 234

Case Histories of Treatment 255

FIVE

Treating Multimorbidity in Psychiatric Disorders 270

Multiple Morbidities: Principles and Hierarchy in Treating Complex Patients 270

Structuring Individual Treatment Plans 283

Additional Health Concerns, Complications, and Modes of Alternative Treatment 293

A Complex Case History of Treatment 301

SIX

Epilogue: On the Future of the Prevention and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders 320

References 329

Index 355









BOOK 3

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Psychophysiological States: The Ultradian Dynamics of Mind-Body Interactions, In the series "International Review of Neurobiology," Academic Press (Elsevier Scientific Publications), vol 80, pps. 1-249, 2008 (written by invitation). This book can be purchased at Amazon.com for $149.95. View Book Cover

Academic Press/Elsevier Scientific Publications Table of Contents

Dedication Forward - By F. Eugene Yates, MD, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Medicine & Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles
Preface
Acknowledgements

Introduction - An Historical Perspective on the Research Highlights and Basic Autonomic Essentials for Understanding Psychophysiological States
I. Towards an Integration of the Temporal and Structural Organization of Higher Vertebrates: Lateralized Ultradian Rhythms of the Nervous System
I.A. Lateralized Rhythms of the Autonomic Nervous System
I.B. Lateralized Rhythms of the Central Nervous System
I.B.I. Ultradian Rhythm Studies of Alternating Cerebral Hemispheric Activity Exhibited by EEG During Sleep
I.B.2. Studies of Lateralized Cognitive Performance After Awakening from REM and NREM Sleep Stages
I.B.3. Ultradian Rhythm Studies of Alternating Cerebral Hemispheric Activity Exhibited by EEG During Waking
I.B.4. Ultradian Rhythm Studies of Alternating Hemispheric Activity Exhibited by Cognitive Performance Efficiency
I.C. Ultradian Rhythms of the Cardiovascular, Neuroendocrine, Fuel-Regulatory, Gastrointestinal, and Immune Systems
I.D. Hypothalamic Regulation and Integration of the ANS-CNS Rhythm and the Basic Rest-Activity Cycle
I.E. Laterality and the Basic Rest-Activity Cycle
1.E.1. Ultradian Rhythms of Arousal, Performance, and Behavior
1.E.2. A Neural Matrix for Coupling Mind and Metabolism
1.E.3. A Pendulum of ANS-CNS Activities and Homeostasis: A New Paradigm for Stress and Disease
II. Implications of Lateralized Rhythms for Adaptation and Homeostasis
III. Implications of Lateralized Rhythms for Psychopathology
A. Anxiety
B. Depression
C. Schizophrenia
IV. Translational Elements of Psychophysiological States: Selective Unilateral Regulation of the Lateralized Activities of the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems
IV.A. Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing
IV.B. Stimulation of the Autonomic Reflex Point on the Fifth Intercostal Space
IV.C. Vagal Nerve Stimulation
V. Reflections, Conclusions, and Future Directions
VI. References










BOOK 4

Shannahoff-Khalsa DS, Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Techniques Specific for Psychiatric Disorders, Couples Therapy, and Personal Growth, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, London, 2006 (see Table of Contents below).

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Norton Book Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction

I.  The Ancient Science of Kundalini Yoga
Chapter 1.  Yogic Insights into Mind-Body Medicine and Healing

II. Treating Psychiatric Disorders
Chapter 2.   Treating the Anxiety Disorders
Chapter 3.   Treating the Major Depressive Disorders, Grief, and Bipolar Disorders
Chapter 4.   Treating the Addictive, Impulse Control, and Eating Disorders
Chapter 5.   Treating Sleep Disorders
Chapter 6.   Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chapter 7.   Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Co-morbid Disorders
Chapter 8.   Treating the Abused and Battered Psyche

III.  Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Groups
Chapter 9.   Integrating Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques into Therapy
Chapter 10. Using Venus Kriya Meditation Techniques for Couples Therapy

Epilogue: A New Dimension for Psychiatry: Kundalini Meditation as a Novel Approach for
                 Prevention and Treatment

IV.   Appendices
Appendix 1. Kundalini Yoga Techniques and Protocols (lists all the techniques and
protocols for each chapter)
Appendix 2. Further Studies on Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing
Appendix 3. Kundalini Yoga Meditation for OCD: Two successful Clinical Trials

V.  References

VI. index