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Alan’s publications

Below are links to a selection of Alan’s articles on topics featured on this website. They are under the following headings:

    • Sleep, insomnia. snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
    • Breathing & Breathing Retraining,
    • Mindfulness and Meditation
    • Stress, anxiety, and relaxation
    • Health and wellness (miscellaneous)

 

SLEEP, INSOMNIA, SNORING & OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA

Finding Sleep’, Irish Pharmacist (2014) – see page 21.

Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia – Nursing in General Practice, 2014 – see pages 29 – 32.

It may not be ‘just’ snoring’, Irish Pharmacist (2014)

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Adults: Clinical Review’, Nursing in General Practice (2014)

 

BREATHING & BREATHING RETRAINING

The health benefits of nose breathing’, Contentment (American Institute of Stress, 2018) – see pages 4 to 9.

Yogic breathing: ancient and modern, Contentment (American Institute of Stress, 2018) – see pages 26 to 31.

The ancient wisdom of Anapanasati (mindfulness of breathing) versus modern mindfulness of breathing, The Breathing Issue (Buteyko Clinic International) 2016

The Buteyko Breathing Method in Effective Asthma Management, Nursing in General Practice: The Journal of the Irish Practice Nurses Association (2014) – see pages 14 to 16.

Your Nose’s Free Wonder Drug, Irish Pharmacist (2015) – see page 23.


The following articles by Alan are not available online:

The Buteyko Method, Irish Medical News (2013)

Behavioural Approaches to Asthma Management, Irish Pharmacist (2014)

Asthma and the Buteyko Method, Network (Ireland’s Holistic magazine) 2014

 

MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION

Avoiding burnout in nursing in nursing through mindfulness – Nursing in General Practice: Journal of the Irish Practice Nurses’ Association (2014)

Neuroscience, neuroplasticity and meditation’, Irish Pharmacist, March (2015) – see page 22.

Walking meditation, step by step’, Irish Pharmacist (2015) – see page 24.

Mindful eating – food for thought’, Irish Pharmacist (2015) – see page 26.


The following article by Alan is not available online:

Meditation is Becoming Mainstream, Irish Pharmacist (2004)

 

STRESS, ANXIETY AND RELAXATION

Counteracting stress with the relaxation response’, Irish Pharmacist (2014) – see page 24.

Managing worry and anxiety’, Irish Pharmacist (2014) – see page 22.


The following articles by Alan are not available online:

The Treatment of Panic Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach, Irish Psychiatrist (2005)

Managing ‘Hassle’ Stress: A Cognitive Approach, Modern Medicine: The Irish Journal of Clinical Medicine (2002)

Avoiding Burnout in General Practice, Modern Medicine of Ireland (2005)

Measuring Stress: A Review, Contentment (American Institute of Stress quarterly), (2017)

How to manage ‘hassle’ stress by de-stressing your thinking, Irish Pharmacist (2014)

Prescriptions for Commuting Stress, Road Anger, and Road Rage, Modern Medicine: The Irish Journal of Clinical Medicine (2006)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Modern Medicine: The Irish Journal of Clinical Medicine (2005)

Type ‘A’ Behaviour Pattern, Hostility and Coronary Heart Disease, Modern Medicine: The Irish Journal of Clinical Medicine (2002)

Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Modern Medicine: The Irish Journal of Clinical Medicine (2005)

Self-help for Worrywarts, Irish Pharmacist (2005)

The Illnesses of Stress, Irish Pharmacist (2004)

Personal Control, Hardiness, Stress & Health, Irish Pharmacist (2004)

Stress and the Immune System, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

Stress, Emotions & Cardiovascular Disorders, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

Guided Imagery for Healing & Stress Reduction, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

The Relaxation Response, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

De-stress Your Thinking, Irish Pharmacist (2002)

Stress: Concepts, Myths and Misconceptions, Irish Pharmacist (2002)

Assert Yourself to Reduce Stress, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

Recognizing Stress, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

Stress: Concepts, Myths and Misconceptions, Irish Pharmacist (2002)

Coping Well With Change, Irish Pharmacist (2004)

Getting the Balance Right, Irish Pharmacist (2004)

Problem Solving, anxiety and stress, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

How Techno-Stressed Are You? Irish Pharmacist (2005)

Stress Reduction through Time Management, Irish Pharmacist (2004)

Reduce the stress of New Year’s resolutions, Irish Pharmacist (2005)

How tight are your strings? Irish Pharmacist (2003)

De-stress your commuting, Irish Pharmacist (2005)

Assert yourself to reduce stress, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

Taking the stress out of work, Irish Pharmacist (2002)

Progressive Muscular Relaxation, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS (miscellaneous)

The following articles by Alan are not available online:

Health, Wellness and Well-being, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

Exercise and Psychological Health, Irish Pharmacist (2003)

Human, Laughter and Health, Irish Pharmacist, (2003)

Hostility Kills – Don’t Let it Kill You, Irish Pharmacist (2014)

Sleep Well, Be Well