Dr. Clifford Brickman
Medical Writing

Functional Medicine
CNCN & Clinic, 2000

  • Metabolic Profiling
  • Blood Typology
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Eye-roll Kinesiology

  • Cervical Radiculopathy
    Orthopedics/Neurology, CNCN, 1999

  • Radiculopathy symptoms, Examination, Testing, Treatment
  • Cervical Spine Fractures
  • Xray, CT, MRI, Myelogram, Discography, Electrodiagnostics

  • Lumbar Strain
    Sports Medicine, CNCN, 1999

  • Mechanism of Injury, Clinical Examination, Treatment

  • Rehabilitation Plan: Soma & Psyche
    Principles of Rehabilitation, CNCN, 1999

  • Thoracic and Lumbar Back Pain, Psychological issues
  • McKenzie charts: Postural, Functional, Derangement; Computerized Mental Health Screening
  • Patient Education: Stress and Spasm, Body & Mind; Professional issues re. Patient Communication

  • Stress, Mental Illness and Nutritionals
    Clinical Nutrition, CNCN, 1998
    Intro: Orthopedics and Psychological Assessment; FSC Mental Health Screening
    Assessment: Mental Health Screening; Metabolic Profiling
    Psychiatric Disorders & Nutritionals

  • Aggressive Behavior, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder, Dementia, Depression, Eating Disorders, Fatigue, Insomnia, Learning Disabilities
  • Organic Mental Disorders, Premenstrual Syndrome, Schizophrenia, Tardive Dyskinesia

  • Stress and the Immune System
    Pathology, CNCN, 1998
    Main Review, "Acute Stress Enhances while Chronic Stress Suppresses Cell-Mediated Immunity
    in Vivo: A Potential Role for Leucocyte Trafficking," Brain, Behavior and Immunity, 11, 286-306, 1997

    Mind-Body Approach to Nutrition
    Science of Diet and Nutrition, CNCN, 1998

  • Intro: Blood Types and Personality, Split between Mind and Body, Nutritional Split...Pritikin versus Atkins
  • Mental: Dx of DSM-IV, Continuum of Mental Processes, 3 Types...apollonian - odesian - dionesian.
  • Physical: Nutrition, Continuum of Physio Processes, 3 Profiles...sympathetic - mixed - parasympathetic.
  • Linking Mind-Body Typology & Profiles

    Three Patients with Fatigue
    Therapeutic Exercise, CNCN, 1998
    Individualizing Therapeutics.

  • Patient One: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, "How to not exercise."
  • Patient Two: Chronic Sleep Apnea, "The primal exercise - breathe!"
  • Patient Three: General Fatigue, "Exorcising the body - exercising the mind."

    Psychophysiology of Fatigue
    Biomechanics ~ Exercise Physiology, CNCN, 1997
    Individual Profiling.

  • Physiological: Fatigue, Symptom or Syndrome; Physiological Profiling; Glycobiology, Glyconutrition
  • Psychological/Emotional: Psychiatric Disorders; Body Psychotherapy, mother-child circuits
  • Consciousness: Eye-roll measurement; Cluster Profiling

    Individualizing the Patient
    Kinesiology, CNCN, 1997
    The Shoulder and Skiing.

  • Physical: Shoulder joint, Physics of Skiing, Ski Injuries, Patient’s Injury...Xrays, Dx, Rx
  • Psychological/Emotional: Kinesiology of Consciousness...character clusters
  • Human needs, Intervention styles, Training and Treatment

    Ergonomic Work Site Evaluation
    Applied Biomechanics, CNCN, 1996
    Neck Pain & Computer/Video Display Terminal.

  • Case History, Assessment, Physics, Intervention and Prevention

  • Contract Writing

    Public Health Service, Department of Federal Occupational Health /
    United States Postal Service: Employee Assistance Program

    Contract proposal for Western United States, 1996

  • Purpose, USPS Background/History, Policy Concepts, Statement of Work, Phase-in, Services
  • EAP Computer Information System option, Evaluation
  • Family Stress Clinics and the Public Health Service
    Documents for General Accounting Office,
    United States Comptroller General
    Series during 1996.

    United States Postal Service and the Calm-Line
    Documents for USPS Management
    Series over 1987-1993

  • Assault, Risk and Resource Planning
  • Violence Prevention and Employee Assistance
  • Developing Calm-line Resources

    PTSD Readjustment Counseling Program for Vietnam Veterans - 3
    United States Veterans Administration, 1985

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Report of Complicated Treatment
    of a Viet Nam Veteran with Parole Recommendation.

    United States Parole Commission, 1984

    PTSD Readjustment Counseling Program for Vietnam Veterans - 2
    United States Veterans Administration, 1983

    PTSD Readjustment Counseling Program for Vietnam Veterans - 1
    United States Veterans Administration, 1982

    Other Writing and Contracts

    On the Definition of Mental Illness
    Chicago Bar Association, 1987

  • Mental Health Law Committee
  • Subcommittee on the Definition of Mental Illness
  • Family Supportive Services for Black Families
    Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 1986

    Sexual Abuse Treatment Program
    Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 1986

    Illinois Preplacement Prevention Project for Black Families
    Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 1986

    Uptown-Lakeview Parent-Child Enrichment.
    Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 1982

    Multiple Family Therapy Program for DCFS:
    Chicago Multi-family Impact Team

    Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, 1980

    Group Treatment Proposal for the Work Incentive Program
    Department of Labor, Illinois State Employment Service

  • While Graduate Student
  • Therapist Approach to Treatment: Gardner or Mechanic?
    University of Chicago.

  • Graduation Thesis
  • Time Orientation: Past, Present and Future Perceptions.
    Jason, Brickman, et al., Psychological Reports, 1199-1205, 64, 1989

    CB overview