Month: June 2018

PART 3 INTERVIEW WITH PAUL ZAK, PHD — MORE ON OXYTOCIN AND HOW IT CAN IMPROVE THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE IN CANCER CARE?

WHY IS ONLINE SUPPORT CRITICAL TO OUTCOMES. Question: Therapy is obviously an important component of cancer care. Can CancerLife deliver digital social therapy? Paul: There are so many types of therapy people can benefit from. It’s imperative to draw on all the social resources around us to support patients, particularly cancer patients. Social therapy is the …

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PART 2 – INTERVIEW PAUL ZAK, PHD – WHAT IS OXYTOCIN ? HOW CAN IT IMPROVE QOL AND HEALTHCARE OUTCOMES?

Question: What is oxytocin? Paul: Oxytocin is a mammalian neurochemical that your brain makes and is released during almost any positive social interaction. It motivates us to engage with other people.  When your brain makes oxytocin, you have an increased sense of empathy for about ½ hour and reduced stress. During that time, you are more …

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