Body-language and nonverbal communication

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Lowest suicide rate in the world

In 2002 the Lancet, a British medical journal, said there were 23.2 suicides per 100,000 people annually from 1995 to 1999. This year a report by a group of researchers from the University of Hong Kong found that had declined to an average annual rate of 9.8 per 100,000 for the years 2009-11, a 58% drop.

Paul Yip, director of the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong Kong and a co-author of the recent study, says no ……..

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Ready for a “face-experiment”?

If you are more interested in learning more about faces and facial Expression and comparison of faces just have a look there:……..

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Daoism and psychotherapy in China

Since about 25 years western psychotherapists and psychiatrists go to China for communicating on psychotherapy (training) and caregiving. At the same more and more collegues from China com to western countries in order to learn more about this. Since then quite a lot of studies were made, which show integrating approaches as well as culturally seen big differences in approaching mental and emotional symptoms, disorders or problems on a relational level. Here is some further information by a collegue from the States.

In North America, I often hear the speculation that the directive approaches to psychotherapy match well with Chinese people’s respect for authority and their advice-seeking behavior. Indeed, this makes apparent sense. The structure of CBT also works well for a population that emphasizes learning and education. The practical, present- and future-centered focus of CBT also resonates well with Chinese people. Dr. Jun-Mian Xu, my supervisor and dissertation Chair at Fudan University in Shanghai, first introduced cognitive behavioral therapy to China after finishing a fellowship in Canada. He and his team have been working from this approach since the late 1980s and have trained hundreds of clinicians in CBT. Now, over 20 published studies have examined the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for depression, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, and personality disorders, with promising results.

Chinese researchers are searching for cultural …………………..

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Neurasthenia in China

Here the results of a specific study in China, which shows the high impact of psychosomatic disorders on the Chinese Society. An impact which society has to face since some years and which will become more severe within the next years. On the one hand this is similar to the process in western countries. On the other hand there will also yet unknown aspects being involved related to the high speed of the social change in society, family life, relationship, living in big cities and the process of production and consumption. Please read more if you want:

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