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  2. Brain and context
  3. Other theories
  4. Examples
  5. Chaotic emotions
  6. Left and right
  7. The observing self
  8. Organising idea
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8 See, for example: Griffin, J and Tyrrell, I (2003). Human Givens: a new approach to emotional health and clear thinking. HG Publishing, East Sussex; Bromhall, C (2003). The Eternal Child. Ebury Press.

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11 For more information on this, see Griffin, J (1999). Autism: a sea change. The New Therapist, 6, 4, 10–16

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