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IC19 Workshop 47 - Naturopathic Treatments for Mental Illness - John Dye, ND

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Workshops |  Mind-Body |  Psychotherapy
Erickson Congress |  Erickson Congress 2019
John Dye, ND
2 Hours 01 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 15, 2019
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This lecture presentation will include an overview of biological, nutritional, and herbal approaches in mental health. This will include up-to-date research on these topics, including evidence for dietary and nutraceutical treatments that can be useful to complement psychotherapy for mental illness. In addition the presentation will highlight recent understanding on the gut/brain connection, including protocols for modulating the microbiome to influence mental health. Specific biological insights into various mental health concerns such as anxiety-panic, depression, bipolar, and schizophrenia will be discussed.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe common modifiable life-style and dietary influences on mood and mental health.
  2. Identify specific herbal remedies that show promise in treating specific mental health concerns.
  3. Discuss the influence of gut flora and the microbiome on various mood and psychiatric disorders.
  4. Describe specific dietary factors, pre- and pro-biotics, and over-the-counter supplements with evidence for improving gut flora, brain, and mood.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*