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Professor Richard Kradin

Richard Kradin, MD, is a practicing pulmonologist and psychoanalyst at Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of both Medicine and Pathology at the Harvard Medical School, and the past Research Director of the Mind/Body Medical Institute in Boston. His theoretical work is focused on examining the historical, philosophical, cultural, psychological, and neurobiological factors that contribute to the development of psychosomatic disorders and their treatment. For all Richard Kradinís books click here. Professor Richard Kradin


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Healing of the Mind/Body Interface
Friday 15 and Saturday 16 April 2016







Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love ó and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...