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In BC Psychologist, Fall, 2016:

Swingle, M.K

“The ‘Science’ and ‘Research’ of Screen Based Technologies: Helping Concerned Parents Navigate Psychological Health and Wellness the Digital Age”

In addition to my own, there are numerous earlier books written for the educated layperson calling on the need for caution as it applies to unmitigated usage of screen based technologies (phones, pad/pods, laptops, computers and consols) …

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In Biofeedback Magazine: Magazine of The Association for Applied Physiology and Biofeedback

Swingle, M.K. & Swingle, P.G.

“Are You Sure it’s AD(H)D”?

Top-down procedures for diagnosing and treating conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are, simply stated, logically flawed. The symptoms that form the basis for the diagnosis can be caused by myriad of other factors unrelated to bona fide (i.e., neurologically based) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder…

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In Psychophysiology Today – The E-Magazine for Mind-body Medicine. 2015, Vol 10 (1),5-8. Biofeedback Federation of Europe.

Swingle, M.K

“What is i-technology Really Doing to our Brains” ? 

Many of the social and emotional effects of excessive applicaions of digital media, otherwise known as i-technologies, or simply i-tech, have been duly noted in the popular press and professional journals alike. Associations with depression, anxiety, and the obsessive compulsive spectrum are pervasive,…

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In Biofeedback Magazine 2016 Winter Issue, 43 (4) 158-162.

Swingle, M.K

“Beyond the Self in Self-Regulation – Reaching Beyond Technologies: The Importance of Others and Relationships to Individual Well-being”

A professional thesis from which a lot of my work stems is that increases in screen time to the exclusion (rather than addition) of face-to-face or heart-to-heart interaction is harmful and may indeed be correlated with increases in clinical depression, anxiety,…

In what appears to be an era of ever increasing individualism, it is easy to lose perspective on the role others play in our health and happiness…

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