Curriculum Vitae

NAME: David S. Shannahoff-Khalsa
PLACE OF BIRTH: Los Angeles, California, USA.
NATIONALITY: United States
EDUCATION: B.A., Biology, University of California, San Diego, Revelle College, 1971

MAILING ADDRESS: The Research Group for Mind-Body Dynamics, BioCircuits Institute, (mail code 0402), University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0402, phone: 858-534-0154, email: david@theinternetyogi.com

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

2011 - present, Member of the University of California, San Diego, Center for Integrative Medicine.

2008 - present, Consultant & Yogic Therapist, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, Executive Mental Health Program, Center for Wellness & Personal Growth.

December 1993 - June 2009, Director, The Research Group for Mind-Body Dynamics, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California, San Diego

July 2009 - present, Director, The Research Group for Mind-Body Dynamics, BioCircuits Institute, University of California, San Diego

Sept 1984 - present, President, The Khalsa Foundation for Medical Science, Del Mar, Ca.

March 2003 - August 2009, Honorary Associate, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney

 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Senior Editor - The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - December 2009 to present.

Associate Editor - The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - March 2006 to December 2009.

Senior Editorial Board Natural Standard: The Authority on Integrative Medicine, 2005-present.

Member of the Technical Expert Panel, University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Center, Evidence Report on "Effectiveness of Meditation in Healthcare", funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 2005-2007.

Consultant/Advisor National Research Council, Committee on Techniques for the Enhancement of Human Performance, Committee formed at the request of the Army Research Institute to investigate methods/techniques to overcome stress and maintain competence under unusually high levels of stress, September 1989 - March 1991.

Task Force Member The California Task Force to Promote Self-Esteem, and Personal, and Social Responsibility (California legislature passed bill to investigate and recommend programs for prevention and rehabilitation in 6 areas: (1) crime and violence, (2) drug and alcohol abuse, (3) child and spousal abuse, (4) teenage pregnancy, (5) chronic welfare dependency, (6) failure to learn in the educational system; January 1987 - January 1990.

Consultant San Diego City Unified School District, workshops for staff, teachers, and students, techniques to reduce stress, enhance mental development and educational performance, 1988 - 1990.

Editorial Advisory Board Human Neurobiology, January 1985 - December 1987.

Practitioners Advisory Panel - The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - February 1997 to February 2000.

Editorial Board - The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - 2000 to 2006.

Consultant 3HO SuperHealth (Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Hospital), Tucson, Arizona, 1976 - 1990.

Studied Yogic Medicine and taught Kundalini Yoga, 1974 - present.

PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES: (* indicates by invitation)

*165th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Anxiety Disorders Including OCD, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" Course 5, May, 5, 2012, Philadelphia.

*165th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Schizophrenia, the Personality Disorders, and Autism" Course 19, May, 6, 2012, Philadelphia.

*164th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Anxiety Disorders Including OCD, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" May 14, 2011, Honolulu.

*164th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Schizophrenia, the Personality Disorders, and Autism" May 15, 2011, Honolulu.

18th Annual Santa Fe Symposia, New England Educational Institute, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques and Protocols Specific for Treating GAD, OCD, Addictions, Impulse Control and Eating Disorders, MDD, Bipolar Disorders, ADHD and Co-morbid Disorders, and PTSD" October 29 - 31, 2010. Santa Fe, NM.

International Conference on Total Health Modern Medicine, Yoga and Ayurveda: Research Perspectives, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques Specific for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders" September 24-26, 2010, Orlando, Florida.

163rd Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Anxiety Disorders Including OCD, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" May 25, 2010, New Orleans.

163rd Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Schizophrenia, the Personality Disorders, and Autism" May 26, 2010, New Orleans.

6th International Conference on Hemodynamics, Time Series Analysis and Sleep-Related Ultradian Variations in Beat-to-Beat Measures of MAP vs SI and CNS-ANS States, Vechta, Germany, June 4-5, 2009.

*The National Institute for Developmental Psychiatry, Inauguration Conference, Psychiatry for Development of Infants and Adolescents, A New Paradigm for Psychiatry, "A Novel Non-invasive Approach for the Treatment of Children and Adolescents at Risk for the Development of Psychiatric Disorders" Department of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 19-20, 2009.

161st Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders" May 3, 2008, Washington, DC.

160th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Mental Health" May 20, 2007, San Diego, California.

159th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, Full Day 6 Hour Accredited CME Course, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Mental Health" May 21, 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

158th Annual Conference, American Psychiatric Association, 6 Hour Full Day Course entitled "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders" May 22, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia.

8th World Congress on Qigong, San Francisco, CA, Nov 19, 2005, lecture - Physiological Studies in Mind-Body Medicine Based on Concepts and Techniques from Kundalini Yoga and a Randomized Controlled Trial Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

8th World Congress on Qigong, San Francisco, CA, Nov 19, 2005, "An Experiential Workshop with Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques Specific for Psychiatric Disorders"

Whole Person Health Summit, Ayurvedic Medicine, The Other Asian Wisdom, Bethesda, Maryland, April 14-17, 2005, Lecture - A Highlight of Novel Studies in Mind-Body Medicine Based on Concepts and Techniques from Kundalini Yoga; Workshop - An Experiential Workshop with Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques Specific for Treating Fatigue, Anxiety, and Depression

157th Annual Conference, American Psychiatric Association, 90 min workshop, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders" May 5, 2004, New York City, NY.

*The 156th American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, Symposium on OCD, May 21, 2003, San Francisco, CA

* Cyber Physiology and Self Regulation in Pediatrics, April 27, 2002, Children’s Hospital and Health Center, Children’s Integrative Medicine, San Diego, CA

* 8th Annual Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Conference, July 20-22, 2001, Denver, CO

* 7th Annual Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Conference, August 11-13, 2000, Schaumberg, IL

* 6th International MusicMedicine Symposium on Music, Physiology, and Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, October 10-12, 1996, San Antonio, Texas

* Alternative Medicine Program Advisory Council, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, presentation: Clinical Case Report: Efficacy of Yogic Techniques in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, September 18-19, 1995, Rockville, Maryland

* 5th International MusicMedicine Symposium on Music, Physiology and Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, March 17-19, 1994, San Antonio, Texas

* 6th International Congress of Psychophysiology, Symposium on Hemispheric Imbalance and the Modifiability of Maladaptive Processes, September 1-6, 1992, Berlin, Germany

* Education For The 21st Century Exploring the Brain's Potential, May 35, 1991, San Diego, sponsored by the San Diego City & County Schools & USD

* The Asian Conference on Chronobiology and Chronomedicine, March 24-29, 1991, Chengdu, China

* 5th International Congress of Psychophysiology, Symposium on Lateralization in Autonomic and Neuroendocrine Control, July 9-14, 1990, Budapest, Hungary

* 4th International Symposium for Music in Medicine, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences, Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Springs, CA, October 24-29, 1989

* California Association of Child Care Workers, June 6, 1988, San Diego, CA

* International Child and Youth Care Conference, March 22-25, 1988, Wash. D.C.

* The First International Conference on Energy Medicine, Feb 27 - March 1, 1987, Madras, India

* The Third International Conference for Music and Medicine, Oct 11-12, 1986, Ludenscheid, Germany

The Third International Conference on Multiple Personality/Dissociative States, Sept 19-21, 1986, Chicago, Ill

* Beyond the Relaxation Response: SelfRegulation & Healing for Clinicians, Oct 26-28, 1984, University of California, Los Angeles

* How Might Positive Emotions Affect Physical Health, Stanford University, May 13-15, 1984, Stanford, CA


GRAND ROUNDS PRESENTATIONS:

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders" at the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine Executive Team Members, January 25, 2012.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders" at the UC San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine Humanizing Health Care, Inaugural Conference, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, August 27, 2011.

Exploring the Science of Yoga Series: "Scientific Discoveries Based on Kundalini Yoga and an Array of Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders, Health, Longevity and as Anti-Aging Therapies," California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), University of California, San Diego, March 24, 2011.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Longevity and as Anti-Aging Therapies Stein Institute for Research on Aging," University of California, San Diego, January 10, 2011.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques Specific for the Addictions, OCD, Impulse Control Disorders, and Compulsive Behavior," National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Oct 15, 2010.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders," Professor's Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, November 20, 2009.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders," 2nd Year Psychiatric Residents, UCSD Department of Psychiatry, March 26, 2009 and earlier presentations on Jan 23, 2004, Jan 26, 2006, Jan 11, 2007, and March 27, 2008.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders," PROTOC Group: Projeto Transtornos do Espectro Obsessivo - Compulsivo, Department of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 18, 2009.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders" A Full Day 7 hr CE Course, The Center for Integrative Psychology at Alliant International University, November 1, 2008.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psycho-Oncology Patients and Care Givers: An Interactive Participant Workshop" The Psycho-Oncology Seminar Series, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, September 17, 2008.

"A Multi-Part Kundalini Yoga Meditation Protocol for Psycho-Oncology Patients," The Psycho-Oncology Seminar Series Grand Rounds, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, August 20, 2008.

"Psychophysiological States: The Ultradian Dynamics of Mind-Body Interactions," The Department of Cognitive Science, UCSD, April 22, 2008.

"Psychophysiological States: The Ultradian Dynamics of Mind-Body Interactions," J.C. Gillin Sleep and Chronobiology Seminar Series, UCSD Department of Psychiatry, February 5, 2008.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders," 2nd Year Psychiatric Residents, UCSD Department of Psychiatry, Jan 23, 2004, Jan 26, 2006, Jan 11, 2007, and March 27, 2008.

"Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders" October 5, 2007, Grand Rounds Lecture, Department of Psychiatry, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego.

Workshop: "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for the Treatment of Fatigue, Depression, and Anxiety" and Seminar: "Yogic Insights and Contributions Towards Understanding Brain Function, the Nervous System, and Physiology," at The War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center, VA Medical Hospital, East Orange, New Jersey, and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, May 4, 2004

A Randomized Controlled Trial Using Yogic Meditation Techniques to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Clinical Results and Experiential Introduction to the Meditation Protocol - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Department of Psychiatry, June 4, 2000

Yogic Meditation Techniques are Effective in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders: Implications for Psychiatry - Children’s Hospital, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, December 6, 1996



PUBLICATIONS:

Scientific Papers:

Published:

Shannahoff-Khalsa DS, Sacred Therapies: The Kundalini Yoga Meditation Handbook for Mental Health. W. W. Norton & Co. Inc., 2012.

Shannahoff-Khalsa D. (2012) Meditation: The Science and the Art. In: V.S. Ramachandran (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, vol. 2, pp. 576-584. Academic Press (available as a PDF upon request).

Shannahoff-Khalsa DS, Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Complex Psychiatric Disorders: Techniques Specific for Treating the Psychoses, Personality, and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, W. W. Norton & Co. Inc, 2010 (professional book division).

Bucolo M, Di Grazia F, Sapuppo F, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Identification of MEG-Related Brain Dynamics Induced by a Yogic Breathing Technique, Conference Proceedings, IEEE Workshop on Health Care Management, Venice, Italy ­ February 18-20, 2010

Di Grazia F, Sapuppo F, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Bucolo M, Network Parameters for Studying Functional Connectivity in Brain MEG Data, International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp.161-169, 2009

Bucolo M, Di Grazia F, Sapuppo F, Shannahoff-Khalsa D. Unsupervised Classification for Nonlinear Dynamical Analysis of Brain MEG Activity. 7th International Symposium on Noninvasive Functional Source Imaging of the Brain and Heart & 7th International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, Rome, Italy, March 29-34, 2009.

Bucolo M, Di Grazia F, Sapuppo F, Shannahoff-Khalsa D. Network Parameters for Studying Functional Connectivity in Brain MEG Data. 7th International Symposium on Noninvasive Functional Source Imaging of the Brain and Heart & 7th International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, Rome, Italy, March 29-34, 2009.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D.S., Comments on the Short Publication "Immediate Effects of Right and Left Nostril Breathing on Verbal and Spatial Scores" by Meesha Joshi and Shirley Telles in IJPP 2008; 52: 197-200. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 2009; 53(1):102-104.

Bond K, Ospina MB, Hooton N, Bialy L, Dryden DM, Buscemi N, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Dusek J, Carlson, LE. Defining a Complex Intervention: The Development of Demarcation Criteria for ?Meditation.? Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Vol 1(2), 2009, 129-137.

Di Grazia F, Sapuppo F, Pistagna C, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Fortuna L, Bucolo M. (2009). Brain Functional Synchronization on Grid. Final Workshop on Grid Projects "Research" PON 2000-2006 - Advise 1575. Department of Physics and Astronomy, Catania, Italy. February 10 -12, 2009.

Ospina MB, Bond K, Karkaneh M, Buscemi N, Dryden DM, Barnes V, Carlson LE, Dusek JA, Shannahoff-Khalsa D. Clinical trials of Meditation Practices in Healthcare: Characteristics and Quality, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, December 2008, 14(10): 1199-1213.

Shannahoff-Khalsa DS, Kundalini Yoga meditation techniques in the treatment of obsessive compulsive and OC spectrum disorders. In: Editor, Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D., Social Workers" Desk Reference, second edition, New York, N.Y. Oxford University Press, Chapter 86 pp. 606-612, 2008.

Bucolo M, Di Grazia F, Frasca M, Sapuppo F, Shannahoff-Khalsa D. From Synchronization to Network Theory: A Strategy for MEG Data Analysis. Proceedings of the 16th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED'08, Ajaccio, France, June 25-27, pages 854-859, 2008.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Psychophysiological States: The Ultradian Dynamics of Mind-Body Interactions, In the series "International Review of Neurobiology," Academic Press (Elsevier Scientific Publications), vol 80, pps. 1-249, 2008 (written by invitation).

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Selective Unilateral Autonomic Activation: Implications for Psychiatry (a review article), CNS Spectrums: The International Journal of Neuropsychiatric Medicine, 12(8), pp. 625-634, Aug 2007.

Bucolo M, Di Grazia F, Fortuna L, Frasca M, Sapuppo F, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Complementary Methods for Interpreting Brain Signals: Linear versus Nonlinear Techniques, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2007. EMBS 2007. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 22-26 Aug. 2007 Page(s):1969-1972.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D, Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Techniques Specific for Psychiatric Disorders, Couples Therapy, and Personal Growth; a professional book published by W. W. Norton & Company, New York, London, 2006.

Shannahoff-Khalsa D, A perspective on the emergence of meditation techniques for medical
disorders. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 12(8), 709-713, 2006.

Sapuppo, F.,  Umana, E., Frasca, M., La Rosa, M., Shannahoff-Khalsa, D., Fortuna, L.,
Bucolo, M., Complex spatio-temporal features in MEG data. Mathematical Biosciences and
Engineering, 3(4), 697-716, 2006.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psycho-oncology and as Potential Therapies for Cancer, Integrative Cancer Therapies, 4(1), 87-100, 2005.

Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Sramek, BB, Kennel, MB, Jamieson, SW, Hemodynamic Observations on a Yogic Breathing Technique Claimed to Help Eliminate and Prevent Heart Attacks: A Pilot Study, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 10(5), 757-766, 2004.

Shannahoff-Khalsa D, An Introduction to Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques that are Specific for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 10(1), 91-101, 2004.

Bucolo M, Fortuna L, Frasca M, La Rosa M, Virze MC, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, A nonlinear circuit architecture for magnetoencephalographic signal analysis, Methods of Information in Medicine, 43(1), 89-93, 2004.

Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Editorial,The complications of meditation trials and research: issues raised by the Robinson, Mathews, and Witek-Janusek paper- "Psycho-Endocrine-Immune Response to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in HIV Infected Individuals: A Quasi-Experimental Study" The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 9(5):603-605 (2003).

La Rosa M, Bucolo G, Bucolo M, Frasca M, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Sorbello M, Nonlinear Spatio-Temporal Analysis for Neural Activity Characterization in MEG Data, Proceedings on CD - EMBC 2003 - the 25rd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Cancun 2003,17 - 21 September.

Bucolo G, Bucolo M, Frasca M, La Rosa M, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Sorbello M, Spatial Modes in Magnetoencephalography Spatio-Temporal Patterns, Proceedings on CD - EMBC 2003 - the 25rd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Cancun 2003,17 - 21 September.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D.S., Kundalini Yoga meditation techniques in the treatment of obsessive compulsive and OC spectrum disorders, Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, 3:369-382 (2003) (by invitation).

Baglio, S., Bucolo, M., Fortuna, L., Frasca, M., La Rosa, M, Shannahoff-Khalsa, D., MEG signals spatial power distribution and gamma band activity in yoga breathing exercises. In: Conference Proceedings of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2002, Houston, October 23-26, 2002.

Bucolo, M., Fortuna, L., Frasca, M., La Rosa, M., Shannahoff-Khalsa, D., A CNN based system to blind sources separation of MEG signals. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Workshop on Cellular Neural Networks and their Application CNNA2002, July 22-26, 2002, Frankfurt.

Bucolo, M., Fortuna, L., Frasca, M., La Rosa , M., Shannahoff-Khalsa, D., Virzì, M.C. A Nonlinear Circuit Architecture For Magnetoencephalographic Signals Analysis”, In Proceedings BSI2002, The 4th International Workshop On Biosignal Interpretation June 24-26th, 2002 Villa Olmo, Como, Italy.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D.S., Unilateral forced nostril breathing: Basic science, clinical trials, and selected advanced techniques, Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 79-106, 2002 (by invitation)

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D., Stress management for gastrointestinal disorders: The use of Kundalini Yoga meditation techniques, Gastroenterology Nursing, 25(3), 126-129, May/June 2002, (by invitation)

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Gillin, JC, Yates EJ, Schlosser, A, Zawadzki, EM, Ultradian rhythms of alternating cerebral hemispheric EEG dominance are coupled to rapid eye movement and stage 4 non-rapid eye movement sleep stage in humans, Sleep Medicine, Vol. 2, no. 4, pp.333-346, 2001.

Fortuna, L, Bucolo, M, Frasca, M, LaRosa, M, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Schult, RL, and Wright, JA, Independent component analysis of magnetoencephalography data. Proceedings on CD - EMBC 2001 - the 23rd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Istanbul, Turkey, 25-28, October 2001.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, and Yates, FE. Ultradian sleep rhythms of lateral EEG, autonomic, and cardiovascular activity are coupled in humans. International Journal of Neuroscience, 101(1-4), 21-43, 2000.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Ray LE, Levine, S, Gallen, CC, Schwartz, BJ, Sidorowich, JJ, Randomized Controlled Trial of Yogic Meditation Techniques for Patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, CNS Spectrums: The International Journal of Neuropsychiatric Medicine, vol 4, no. 12, pp. 34-46, 1999.

Novikov E, Novikov A, Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Schwartz B, Wright J. Similarity regime in the brain activity, Applied Nonlinear Dynamics and Stochastic Systems Near the Millennium, edited by J.B. Kadike and A. Bulsara, The American Institute of Physics Press, 1997, pp. 299-302.

Novikov, E, Novikov, A, Shannahoff-Khalsa, D, Schwartz, BJ, Wright JA, Scale - Similar Activity in the Brain, Physical Review E, 56(3)R2387-2389, 1997.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Yogic Techniques are Effective in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, In: Eric Hollander & Dan Stein, eds., Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: Diagnosis, Etiology, and Treatment, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, pp. 283-329, 1997.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Kennedy, B, Yates, FE & Ziegler, MG, Low Frequency Ultradian Insulin Rhythms are Coupled to Cardiovascular, Autonomic, and Neuroendocrine Rhythms, American Journal of Physiology: (Regulatory, Integrative Comp. Physiol., 41), R962-R968, 1997.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Kennedy, B, Yates, FE, & Ziegler, MG, The Ultradian Rhythms of Autonomic, Cardiovascular, and Neuroendocrine Systems are Related in Humans, American Journal of Physiology 270, (Regulatory, Integrative Comp Physiol, 39), R873-887, 1996

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, & Beckett, LR, Clinical Case Report: Efficacy of Yogic Techniques in the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, International Journal of Neuroscience, 85:1-17, 1996

Kennedy, B, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, & Ziegler, MG, Plasma Norepinephrine Variations Correlate with Peripheral Vascular Resistance in Resting Humans, American Journal of Physiology, 1994, 266:H435-439.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Kennedy, B., The Effects of Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing On the Heart, International Journal of Neuroscience, 1993, 73:47-60.

Jella, SA, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, The effects of Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing on Cognitive Performance, International Journal of Neuroscience, 1993, 73:61-68.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, The Ultradian Rhythm of Alternating Cerebral Hemispheric Activity, International Journal of Neuroscience, 1993, 70:285-298.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Lateralized Rhythms of the Central and Autonomic Nervous Systems, International Journal of Psychophysiology, 1991, 11:225-251.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Stress Technology Medicine: A New Paradigm for Stress and Considerations for SelfRegulation, In: Stress: Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology (eds.) Brown, M, Rivier, C, Koob, G, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, 1991, pp. 647-686.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Boyle, MR, Buebel, ME, The Effects of Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing on Cognition, International Journal of Neuroscience, 1991, 57:239-249.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, A Contemporary View of Life Force Biology: the Merging of Kundalini Yoga and the Neurosciences. Paper presented at The First International Conference on Energy Medicine, Feb 27 March 1, 1987, Madras, India, In: Energy Medicine Around the World(ed.) TM Srinivasan, Gabriel Press, Phoenix, Arizona, 1988, pp. 89-110.

Werntz, DA, Bickford, RG, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Selective Hemispheric Stimulation by Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing, Human Neurobiology, (1987), 6:165-171.

Kennedy, B, Ziegler, MG, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Alternating Lateralization of Plasma Catecholamines and Nasal Patency in Humans. Life Sciences, (1986), 38:1203-1214.

Klein, R, Pilton, D, Prosser, S, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Hemispheric Performance Efficiency Varies with Nasal Airflow. Biological Psychology, (1986) 23:127-137.

Werntz, DA, Bickford, RG, Bloom, FE, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Alternating Cerebral Hemispheric Activity and the Lateralization of Autonomic Nervous Function. Human Neurobiology, (1983) 2:39-43.

Helfman, WB, Hendler, SS, Shannahoff, D, Smith, DW, Escherichia coli DNA Polymerase II and III: Substrate Specificity. Biochemistry, vol. 17, no. 9, (1978), 1607-1611.

Brox, LW, LePage, GA, Hendler, SS, Shannahoff, D, Studies on the Growth Inhibition of Metabolism of 2'deoxy2'fluorocytidine. Cancer Research, 34, Aug (1974), 1838-1842.

Shannahoff, D, Sanchez, RA, 2,2'Anhydropyrimidine Nucleosides: Novel Synthesis and Reactions. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 38, (1973), 593-598.


Unpublished Commentaries and Reports:

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, A Commentary on the Jasper Brener and Samuel R. Connolly Report: Meditation: Rationales, Experimental Effects, and Methodological Issues with Examples and Discussion of Meditative Techniques to Enhance Human Performance, commissioned report to the National Research Council, Committee on Techniques to Enhance Human Performance, March 29, 1990.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Lateralized Rhythms of the Central and Autonomic Nervous Systems: Implications for Stress, Adaptation, and Psychopathology, Paper presented at The 5th International Congress of Psychophysiology, Symposia for Lateralization of Autonomic and Neuroendocrine Control, Budapest, Hungary, July 9-13, 1990.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Advanced Neuropsychological Technology Programs for Defense, introductory report requested by Capt. Jake W. Stewart, Assistant Undersecretary of Defense (Plans and Development), Pentagon, Jan 1987.

 

Additional Papers:

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Sounds for Transcendence: Yogic Techniques for Opening the Tenth Gate, MusicMedicine II, (eds.) R. R. Pratt & R. Spintge, MMB Music, St. Louis, Missouri, (1996), in pp. 351-360

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Bhajan, Y, A Technique to Help Break the Cocaine Habit, California Prevention Network Journal, (1990) no. 4, pp. 10-11

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Bhajan, Y, Purging the Subconscious Mind: Therapeutic Techniques for Prevention and Rehabilitation, California Prevention Network Journal, (1990) no. 3, pp. 28-30

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Bhajan, Y, The Role of the Subconscious Mind in Substance Abuse: Therapeutic Techniques for Prevention and Rehabilitation, California Prevention Network Journal, (1989) no. 2, pp. 68

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Bhajan, Y, The Healing Power of Sound: Techniques from Yogic Medicine. Paper presented at the 4th International Symposium for Music in Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, Oct 24-29, 1989, In: MusicMedicine, (eds.) R. Droh & R. Spintge, MMB Music, St. Louis, Missouri, Sept 1991, pp. 179-193.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Bhajan, Y, Sound Current Therapy and Self-healing: the Ancient Science of Nad and Mantra Yoga. Paper presented at The 3rd International Conference for Music and Medicine, Oct 11-12, 1986, Ludenscheid, Germany, In: International Journal of Music, Dance and Art Therapy, Vol. 1, No. 4, December, 1988, 183-192

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Rhythms of the Mind and Breath, paper presented at "How Might Positive Emotions Affect Physical Health"", Stanford University, May 13-15, 1984, In: Advances, 1989, vol. 6, no. 2, 51-55

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D, Breathing for the Brain. American Health, Nov, 1986, 16-17

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D, Rhythms and Reality: The Dynamics of the Mind, Psychology Today, (1984) Sept 72-73



ABSTRACTS:

Shannahoff-Khalsa D, Wright J, Schult R, Sramek B. Time Series Analysis and Sleep-Related Ultradian Variations in Beat-to-Beat Measures of MAP vs SI and CNS-ANS States. 6th International Conference on Hemodynamics, Vechta, Germany, June 4-5.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders," Course 10, Proceedings of the 161th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, CME Course Brochure, page 12, May 3, 2008, Washington, DC.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Mental Health," Course 22, Proceedings of the 160th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, CME Course Brochure, page 16-17, May 20, 2007, San Diego, California.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, D, "Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Mental Health," Course 24 Proceedings of the 159th Annual Meeting, American Psychiatric Association, CME Course Brochure, page 18, May 21, 2006, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Kundalini Yoga Meditation Techniques for Psychiatric Disorders, Issue Workshop, #83: Page 308. Syllabus and Proceedings Summary. 157th American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, May 5, 2004.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Kundalini Yoga Meditation for the Treatment of OCD, #65E: Page 130-131. Syllabus and Proceedings Summary. Symposium #65 - New research and novel therapeutic strategies for OCD. 156th American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 17-22, 2003.

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Five Sounds of Religion, in Proceedings of the 6th International MusicMedicine Symposium, October 10-12, 1996, San Antonio, Texas

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Sramek, BB, Kennedy, B, Ziegler, MG, Respiration at one breath per minute for prolonged periods has dramatic effects on the cardiovascular system, in Proceedings of the 2ND International Conference on Hemodynamics, March 24-27, 1994, Vechta, Germany

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Sounds for Transcendence: Yogic Techniques for Opening the Tenth Gate, in Proceedings of the 5th International MusicMedicine Symposium, March 17-19, 1994, San Antonio, Texas

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Jella, SA, Kennedy, B, Ziegler, MG, The Effects of Unilateral Forced Nostril Breathing on Cognition and Physiology, International Journal of Psychophysiology, 14:149, 1993, 6th International Congress on Psychophysiology, Sept. 2-6, 1992, Berlin Germany

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Kennedy, B, Ziegler, MG, A Study of the Hemodynamic Effects of Varying the Duration of Inhalation to Exhalation Periods, International Journal of Psychophysiology, 14:149, 1993, 6th International Congress on Psychophysiology, Sept. 2-6, 1992, Berlin Germany

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Lateralized Rhythms of the Nervous System. In: Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Chronobiology and Chronomedicine, West China University of Medical Sciences, March 24-29, 1991, Chengdu, China

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Lateralized Rhythms of the Central and Autonomic Nervous Systems: Implications for Stress, Adaptation, and Psychopathology. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 11:76, 1991, 5th International Congress of Psychophysiology, July 9-14, 1990, Budapest, Hungary

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Bhajan, Y, The Healing Power of Sound: Techniques from Yogic Medicine. In: IV. International Music Medicine Symposium, October 25-29, 1989, Rancho Mirage, CA

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, A Contemporary View of Lifeforce Biology: Kundalini Yoga and the Neurosciences. In: Proceedings to the International Conference on Energy Medicine. Feb 27 - March 1, 1987, Madras, India

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Bhajan, Y, Sound Current Therapy and Self-Healing: The Ancient Science of Nad and Mantra Yoga. In: III. International MusicMedicine Symposium, October 11-12, 1986, Ludenscheid, Germany

Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Neurological mechanisms for "switching" mind states in normals: implications for the switch process in multiple personality disorder. In: The Third International Conference on Multiple Personality/DissociativeStates, Sept 19-21, 1986, Chicago

Werntz, DA, Bickford, RG, Bloom, FE, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Selective cortical activation by altering autonomic function. Western EEG Society Meeting, Reno, Nevada, Feb 21, 1981

Werntz, DA, Bickford, RG, Bloom, FE, Shannahoff-Khalsa, DS, Cerebral hemispheric activity and autonomic nervous function. Society for Neurosciences, Cinncinati, Ohio, May 7, 1980

Brox LW, LePage, GA, Hendler, SS, Shannahoff, D, Inhibition of cell growth by 2'deoxy2'fluorocytidine. Sixty Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, Houston, Texas, March 27-30, (1973)

Hendler, SS, Sanchez, RA, Shannahoff, D, 2'Deoxy2'Fluorocytidine nucleosides and polynucleotides: chemistry and biochemistry. 162nd National Meeting, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., Sept 12, 1971



 
 
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