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  • Symptoms are the tip of the iceberg

    Symptoms are the tip of the iceberg

    The relationship between a patient’ symptoms, and the psychological, neurological, physiological and environmental factors that give rise to symptoms, can be understood by means of the familiar analogy of an iceberg. The symptoms of which the patient is aware are like the tip of the iceberg.

  • The Human Operating System

    The Human Operating System

    MindLife has conceptualised the interaction between mind and body as the “Human Operating System”. It draws an analogy with the operating system of a computer that defines if and how software programmes run on a computer and coordinates the action of that software with the physical components of the machine.