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Dr John Andrew Armour

Dr John Andrew Armour was, until 2007, Professor Associé, Départment de Pharmacologie, Faculté de médicine, at the Université de Montréal, Canada. From 1978-2004 he was Associate Professor and then Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. His specialisation is in neurocardiology and he has published extensively in this field.

Publications include
Neurocardiology, (1994) Eds. Armour, J.A., and J.L. Ardell, Oxford University Press, NY

Heart, neural control in the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, 3rd edition (2006) Eds. G. Edelman and B.H. Smith, Elsevier Science Publishers, Oxford
with Andresen, M.C. Blood pressure, central neuronal regulation; (in the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, 3rd edition 2008)

The Heart of the Matter in The Signs of Death, (2007), Rome

Autonomic Nervous System Control of: The Cardiovascular System (2008), New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Ed. G. Burnstock, Elsevier Science Publishers, Oxford, England, C.D.


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Tea with Winnicott
Author: Professor Brett Kahr

Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those by Sigmund Freud. And yet how many mental health professionals have actually managed to read and digest the nearly twenty published volumes of Winnicott’s books, chapters, essays, reviews, and letters?... read more...
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