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Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Ruwan Jayatunge’

By On June 15th, 2015

Meditation to Treat Substance Use Disorders

Dr. Ruwan Jayatunge has contributed several articles to our blog, NeuroNotes, on traumaticbraininjury.net.   Dr. Jayatunge’s most recent article, “Meditation – an Effective Treatment Mode for Substance Use Disorders,” is focused on the treatment of substance abuse, and this is a type of treatment we provide on our behavioral health unit at Brookhaven Hospital.  Meditation practice can…

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By On April 29th, 2014

Introduction of Dr. Ruwan Jayatunge: Healing the Addiction Memory

  Dr. Ruwan Jayatunge has contributed several articles to our blog, NeuroNotes, on traumaticbraininjury.net.  I recently had the opportunity to read his article on addiction, and wanted to share it with our readers at brookhavenhospital.com.  Upon reading Dr. Jayatunge’s article, I was reminded of Eric Kandel’s piece some years ago: Psychotherapy and the Single Synapse,…

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By On December 24th, 2013

A price only a true hero can pay

Written by:  Janice Ponds, MA, LADC There are some events in history that leave an indelible impression upon one’s mind, that simply at the mention of the event, the stirring of emotions could be the immediate response.  Examples of such events could be Jesus and the Crucifixion; slavery and the Civil War; President Andrew Jackson…

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