The mirror doesn't lie

The problem is based in the brain. It is debilitating, but people have a hard time understanding the problem. The solution, in many cases, is re-training the brain.

For amputees, an unlikely painkiller

And the expert who found an elegantly simple treatment has not filed for a patent nor does he hoard the information:

"He gives interested parties instructions over the phone or by e-mail"


  1. The possible parallels to body dysmorphic disorder and the body image distortion that accompanies EDs is fascinating.

    I'll have to check PubMed to see if he's published anything about it- I'm curious to see how it changes the brain. There's a new book called "The Brain that Changes Itself"- it's next on my reading list.


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