Content of the book How to Change

Table of contents
INTRODUCTION 7
PART 1 THE BIOLOGICAL FACTOR: BASIC INFORMATION 9
1 STATEMENT FROM THE BIOLOGICAL BASIS 10
1.1 What is the human genome? 13
1.2 The endocrine system 17
1.3 The nervous system 18
Neurons and neurotransmitters. 18
Table of biochemicals , neurotransmitters and hormones 21
Summary 1 25
2 THE ROLE OF BIOLOGICAL DETERMINACY IN DIFFERENT STAGES OF LIFE 26
2.1 Prenatal period and birth 26
2.2 Pre-school and elementary time 28
PreFrontal Cortex (PFC) 32
2.3 Primary school age 33
2.4 Puberty 37
2.5 Sexual identity 42
2.6 Adolescence and adulthood 46
Sex hormones 49
2.7 Menopause transition period and old age 54
Summary 2 58
3 THE DELICATE BIOCHEMICAL BALANCE IN NORMAL BEHAVIOR 59
3.1 The theory of Eysenck: genetic predisposition 59
3.2 The theory of Zuckerman: Sensation Seeking Scale 64
3.3 Overdose on adrenaline 67
3.4 Some biological comments on the autistic spectrum 68
3.5 The Alchemy of depression and stress 71
Depression 71
Stress 72
Summary 3 75
PART 2 THE BIOLOGICAL FACTOR AS THE BASIS FOR BEHAVIORAL INFLUENCE 76
4 BIOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS 77
4.1 Nature versus nurture and nurture through nature 77
4.2 To ten counting either a TCA-intervention 79
Our Prefrontal Cortex (PFC). 79
4.3 An evolutionary biological-psychological perspective on ADHD and PDD-NOS 82
4.4 Walking away with depression 87
4.5 Alcohol, drugs and smart drugs 89
4.6 Food feeds feelings 95
Summary 4 99
5 BIOLOGICAL METHODS AND TECHNIQUES 100
5.1 Channeling aggression in groups 101
Social control 102
5.2 Video home therapy and supernanny 108
5.3 Using creativity as an biological force 110
Sports and games 111
Dance and movement 112
Music 114
Visual arts 115
Drama 116
Audiovisual media 117
5.4 Computer games 118
5.5 Youth at risk 121
5.6 The importance of touching, cuddling and massage 121
5.7 Pets as an additional therapist in well fare 123
Summary 5 127
6 HUMAN NATURE IN WORLDWIDE CONTEXT 129
6.1 The Human Genome Project 129
6.2 A life-coach for neurotransmitters 133
6.3 The importance of MOA-A and calmness 136
6.4 Aggression out of control 142
6.5 Scientific truth 144
Summary 6 150
TIME TABLE 151
Literature 154
Websites 154

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