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COVID-19 Rapid De-Stress Protocol for Healthcare Providers

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Helms Medical Institute

"Helms Medical Institute is dedicated to excellence in the teaching and practice of medical acupuncture. Our mission is to train physicians to provide this service to their patients."

ACUS Foundation

“..the oldest and most experienced team of physician teachers and practitioners of medical acupuncture in the United States."

American Board of Medical Acupuncture

The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) is the professional society of physicians (MDs and DOs) in North America who have incorporated acupuncture into their traditional medical practice.

Journal Publications, Articles and Books

"I Can't Turn My Brain Off".......PTSD and Burnout Threaten Medical Workers

The COVID-19 Crisis Too Few Are Talking About: Healthcare Workers' Mental Health

Managing Healthcare Workers' Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

Bracing for an Epidemic of PTSD Among COVID-19 Workers | Psychology Today

Randomized Effectiveness Trial of a Brief Course of Acupuncture for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Acupuncture for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Early Psychological Interventions to Treat Acute Traumatic Stress Symptoms (Review)

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine:  Autonomic Activation in Insomnia: The Case for Acupuncture

The Temporal-Spatial Encoding of Acupuncture Effects in the Brain

HMI Auricular Trauma Protocol: An Acupuncture Approach for Trauma Spectrum Symptoms

Acupuncture Modulates Temporal Neural Responses in Wide Brain Networks: Evidence from fMRI

Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Hypertension

Neurobiology of Acupuncture: Toward CAM

Central Nervous Pathway for Acupuncture Stimulation: Localization of Processing with Functional MR Imaging of the Brain—Preliminary Experience

Acupuncture of LI-4 in Anesthetized Healthy Humans Decreases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Putamen Measured with Positron Emission Tomography


Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

Author: Jonathan Shay, M.D., Ph.D.

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