Title

Communication in Health and Wellness: How Words Can Change Your Brain

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

11-6-2012

Comments

Andrew Newberg, MD is Director of Research at the Jefferson Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, and Professor of Emergency Medicine and Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University. His research has focused on the relationship between brain physiology and various neurological and psychiatric conditions, as well as how spirituality, religion, and language affect the brain. He is co-author of Words Can Change Your Brain and several other popular press books.

Abstract

Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care and discuss their application to clinical practice.

2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes.

3. Discuss core integrative medicine topics that patients frequently ask physicians about.

Presentation: 1 hour and 7 minutes.