Arthur Janov's research while affiliated with University of Santa Monica and other places

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Epigenetics is focused on the study of how experience changes an individual’s genetic expression, previously considered inalterable. Recent pioneering research indicates that epigenetics is revolutionizing the study of mental health and challenging the belief that DNA is destiny. Moreover, in terms of the history of science, the new developments au...
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This opinion article presents the result of years of observation of depressive patients. It is a report on their treatment while undergoing a feeling therapy that deals with reliving past imprinted trauma in context of new research in neurology and biology. The underlying premise is that early traumatic events, including the time in the womb and at...
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This is a report of clinical observations over forty five years. We describe the difference between limbic fear versus brainstem terror. The earlier a patient relives events from childhood, and infancy, the deeper into the brain he may reach. In the process, the affective responses become more exaggerated; for example, mild hopelessness becomes sui...

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... People having mild depression can be treated without medicines, but people with moderate or severe may need medications and also professional treatments. 6 Disorders like depression can be diagnosed and treated by non-specialists as a part of primary health care. 7 Depression leads to the global burden of disease and affects people among all communities throughout the world. ...
... The questions included in the online survey were determined and categorized for logical flow and ease. The questions were based on gaps highlighted in the PPN literature specifically pertaining to: (a) existing PPN parenting programs (e.g., Collins & Fetsch, 2012;Johansson, Landahl, & Adolfsson, 2011;Vieten & Astin, 2008); (b) critical elements of secure bonding and attaching (e.g., Eichorn, 2012;Harrison & Sidebottom, 2008;Young, 2013); (c) impacts of epigenetics during the gestation period (Anacker, O'Donnell, & Meaney, 2014;Doughty, 2007;Janov, 2015;Lipton, 2008); and (d) mindfulness of expecting parents (e.g., Baer, 2003;Burpee & Langer, 2005;Duncan & Bardacke, 2010;Dunn et al., 2012;Siegel, 2010a). ...
... It seems that for each and every pain we endure during gestation and at birth there is a change in the chemicals that enhance the repression of pain. When the pain or adversity is prolonged, the system is overtaxed and we now have the mechanism of leaky gates; that is, repression begins to falter due to an overload of chronic pain (McGowan & Szyf, 2010;Janov, 2013). ...