Classification > Classes E-G

   Class E
   Class F
   Class G

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Class E --- The Human Organism
[Fundamental human functions[1]: Class here works which refer to or infer from anatomy, physiology, psychology]

E.20         Musculoskeletal system
[Class here material on anatomy: skeleton, structure, muscles.]

E.29  The use of anatomy in the Technique
[Class the use of anatomy in training in D.42]

E.30         Neuromusculoskeletal system: Movement, poise, balance
[Class here material on anatomy, postural reflexes, muscle function, balance, upright posture, coordination, and research on these aspects. Include explanations of the Technique which are based on these aspects. Class Magnus here, but Coghill in K.70]

E.40         Sensation and perception (the reception and use of information, perceptual apprehension and understanding)

E.42  Visual [Use for general material on eyesight and AT]
E.43  Auditory
E.44  Taste
E.45  Smell
E.46  Touch and temperature and pain
E.47   Kinaesthetic sense and proprioception: conation (body-mind)
E.48  Other perceptive systems: time
E.49  Organisation of perception and sensation

E.50  Rest, respiration, circulation, nutrition, metabolism and related functions [Mainly physiological: class anatomical treatment under E.20).

E.52         Sleep fatigue and rest (incl. lying down)
E.53         Respiration, blood and circulation
E.54         Diets and nutrition
E.55         Mastication [Class here the influence of jaw on balance and occlusion disorders]
E.56         Digestion and metabolism
E.57         Excretion and secretion

E.60.         Reproduction, maturation, developmental aspects

E.62         Maturation and development
E.63         Sex
E.64         Pregnancy, embryology, prenatal growth and birth
E.65         Infancy to 18 months
[Class school education and formal education in J.80]
E.66         Childhood: 18 months to 12 years
[Include child rearing, parenting, upbringing issues. Include teaching children the Technique]
E.67         Adolescence: puberty
[Include teaching children the Technique]
E.68         Adulthood and maturity
E.69         Old age and death

E.70         Mental functions in general

E.72         Consciousness, states of consciousness, attention
E.73         Action and reaction stimulus-response; startle response
E.74         Sensory appreciation, feeling and emotion
E.75         Habit, learning, and memory
[Class formal education in J.80]
E.76         Special faculties: intelligence, creativity
E.77         Emotions and special moods: happiness, depression, pleasure, fear
E.78         Processes of change

[1] Class here human processes and activities which are independent of culture and tools.

Class F --- Health care: Medicine
F.01                  Philosophy and theory
F.15                  Practical work and employment issues for teachers in the health services
F.20         Health care; the practice and science of medicine

F.21         Health prevention and maintenance; Health and individuation
F.22         The science of anatomy and physiology
F.25         General practice: the art of medicine
F.26          Hospital service (incl. administration)
F.27          Medical education; professional standards; legal issues;
F.28         Public preventive medicine
F.28.1      Public health service and administration
F.28.2      Environmental sanitation and health
F.28.3      Prevention and control of infection (e.g. vaccination)
F.29.4      Industrial and social medicine
F.29.9      Economics of health and disease

F. 40 Other branches of medicine: surgery, gynaecology, obstetrics, dentistry, psychiatry

F. 50                  Diseases and disorders; pathology and diagnosis

F.51         Managing disease, disorders, trauma in general (coping with pain)
Disease, disorders of and injury to
F.52         Respiratory system (asthma, TB)
F.53         Cardiovascular system, digestive and excretory systems (Metabolic and nutritional diseases and disorders)
F.54  The supportive-protective system (muscuskeletal system, joints, back trouble, RSI, arthritis) [Class here treatments on ‘bad backs’ and reflexes related to posture and support]
F.54.30         The skeletal system and bone
F.54.40         Muscular tissue
F.54.50         Connective tissue: bone, catilage, tendon, ligament [RSI?}
F.54.60         Joints and bursae
F.54.70         Sinuses, body cavities and their membrames
F.54.80         Skin
F.55         Immune system (cancer, aids, allergy, allergenic diseases and anaphylactic shock) Open
F.56  Of other systems

F.56.1 Lymphatic system; F.56.2 Glandular system; F.56.3 Endocrine system; F.56.4 Reproductive system; F.56.5 Urogenital system; F.56.6 Integument, hair, nails; F.56.7 Ophthalmology [Use E.42 for general material on eyesight and AT]

F.57         Diseases of nervous system and psychological disorders
F.57.20         Neurological disorders, organic psychoses (cerebral palsy, epilepsy, locomotor ataxia, poliomyelitis, strokes, headaches, migraine, insomnia)
F.57.30         Neuroses, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorders, hysterical states (eating disorders, depression, hyperactivity, learning disabilities, addiction, substance abuse) [Class here addiction, dependence, habituation, intoxication.]
F.57.40         Functional psychoses (autism, mani-depressive psychoses, paranoia, senile dementia)
F.57.50         Personality disorder, behaviour disorder (antisocial behaviour, multiple personality)
F.57.60         Learning disorders, mental retardation [Class here conditions of arrested or incomplete development of mind]
F.57.70         Speech and language disorders
F.57.80         Physical and psychosomatic disorders
F.57.90         Other disorders
F.58         Childhood diseases and diseases and disorders at the time of birth
F.59         Various Infectious or contagious diseases (communicable diseases): malaria, smallpox, etc. and other diseases

F.60                  Therapeutics (excl. psychotherapy)

F.62         Pharmacodynamic (drug) therapy
F.63         Surgical treatment (include organ and tissue transplants)
F.64         Chemotherapy and radiation (radiotherapy)
F.65         Physical therapy

F.65.20         Shock therapy (electrotherapy)
F.65.30         Therapeutic manipulations and exercises (massage, osteopathy, chiropractic medicine, massage and body work (cranial-sacral, OMT, Swedish massage, reflexology, Pilates method, polarity, Trager body work, Feldenkrais technique, Chinese Tui Na massage, acupressure, rolfing)
F.65.40         Movement and non-manipulative therapy (yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, occupation therapy, speech therapy, dance therapy, music therapy, art therapy, biofeedback)
F.65.50         Breathing therapies (alternate nostril breathing)
F.65.90         Other unconventional physical therapies (hydrotherapy, diathermy, light and color therapies, colonic)

F.66         Alternative Medical Systems [Class here general discussions on “alternative medicine”, “complementary medicine”, etc.]
(Traditional Chinese Medicine (acupuncture, herbal formulas, diet, manipulation, acupotomy), traditional indigenous systems such as Native American Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Unani-Tibbi, Kampo Medicine, Traditional African Medicine, Traditional Aboriginal Medicine, Curanderismo, unconventional Western Systems (homeopathy, radiesthesia, Cayce-based systems, radionics), naturopathy)

F.66.30         Biological-Based Therapies (herbs, special diet therapies (Pritkin, Ornish, Atkins, high fiber, macrobiotic), orthomolecular medicine (nutrients), pharmacological/biological/instrumental interventions (cartilage, ozone, cone therapy, bee pollen, electrodiagnostics, and iridology)
F.66.90         Other therapy (therapeutic touch, healing touch, natural healing, SHEN, Reiki, huna, magnets)

F.68         Mental therapy (excluding applied psychology)

F.68.20         Faith and spiritual healing , confession, soul retrieval
F.68.30         “Positive thought”
F.68.40         Meditation, imagery
F.68.70         Hypnotherapy
F.68.80         Substitution therapy (placebo effect)

F.69              Other
F.69.9           Folk medicine, patent medicines, quackery

Class G --- Psychology

G.10 Psychology and psychological issues in general
G.07         Research methods, statistics, Psychometrics
G.12         Basic concepts, philosopy and theories of psychology
G.13         Philosophy and theory of science
G.20         Experimental psychology (human and animal)
G.30         Psychobiology

G.32         Physiological psychology and neuroscience
G.33         Neuropsychology, genetics, and psychochemistry
G.34         Psychological functions (consciousness, perception, learning, language, motivation, sexuality)
[Class here psychological treatments of these; Alexander Technique treatments in E.6]

G.40         Developmental psychology and psychology of personality
G.50  Social psychology and psychology of work (family, culture, ethnology, religion, organisational and occupational psychology)
G.60  Areas of Psychology and applied psychology

G.62         Educational psychology
G.63         Evolutionary psychology. Ethnopsychology and national psychology
G.64         Gender, sex and body psychology (posture in psychology)
G.65         Clinical & Medical psychology (Include physiological intervention: electrical, lessions, drugs)
G.66         Environmental psychology (influence and effect of disease, environments, loneliness, and specific situations, e.g. accidents, disasters, stress)
G.67         Other physical and psychological disorders

G.70         Psychological approaches and applied psychology in treatment and prevention: psychotherapy

G.71         Psychological approaches in general
G.72         Psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counseling
G.73         Group and family therapy
G.74         Encounter grou p and sensitivity and human relations training
G.75         Psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy (Freud, Jung, Horney, Fromm, Sullivan, Erikson, Adler)
G.76         Behavioral and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (conditioning, desensitization)
G.77         Humanistic and experiential psychotherapies (client-centered approach, Gestalt, Rogers, Perls, May, Yalom)
G.78         Strategic or systemic psychotherapies
G.79         Other (body oriented therapies, NLP)

G.80         Applied psychology in treatment and prevention: other therapies: drug, hypnotherapy, speech therapy, community services, mental health programs, rehabilitation).
G.90  Other areas of applied psychology (criminal psychology, economic psychology, sports psychology, psychology of religion, etc.)

G.98 Popular psychology Personal improvement and analysis [Class here works intened to make one a better person or to stave off failure, to solve problems or to adjust to difficulties, trauma, deal with loneliness]

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