Baland Jalal’s research focuses on neuropsychiatry and cognitive neuroscience. He is an expert on sleep paralysis and has explored this phenomenon in various countries around the world, including USA, Denmark, Egypt, Italy and Turkey. He recently published one of the first ever treatments for sleep paralysis called Meditation-Relaxation Therapy, or MR Therapy for short. Moreover, with Devon E. Hinton, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Baland Jalal is the co-author of a mindfulness-based CBT (transdiagnostic) treatment manual for patients suffering from anxiety and mood disorders.
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