Living Beyond Limits
Fawcett Columbine, 1994 - 316 sidor
"Spiegel is a pioneer on the new frontier of healing." Bill Moyers
A scientifically proven program to help all people with chronic illnesses enhance the quality of their lives. Sensitive and inspiring, this book provides the solace and information that people with serious illnesses need to sustain the quality -- and in some cases the length -- of their lives.
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Social Support and Stress During episodes of stress, the brain produces and
secretes hormones such as Cortisol and prolactin. These hormones cause
proteins to be broken down into components and stimulate production of glucose,
a type ...
Not only does cortisol regulate the use of sugar in the body but it also suppresses
the immune response. Thus when people enter a state of depression, they leave
the stress response system on all the time. Their brain no longer regulates it to ...
This response included a sharp increase in the amount of cortisol in the monkey's
blood. The amount of Cortisol in the blood often increases shortly after an acute
stressor, such as a physical threat. Levine and his colleagues found, however, ...
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LIVING BEYOND LIMITS: A Scientific Mind/Body Approach to Facing Life-Threatening IllnessAnvändarrecension - Kirkus
Solid, research-based study of how to make the most out of life when faced with death. Spiegel (Psychiatry/Stanford) received wide public attention when Bill Moyers's Healing and the Mind program ... Läs hela recensionen
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Basing his conclusions on scientific research and clinical experience, the author discusses the connection between one's mental life and physical health. In his own study of women with advanced breast ... Läs hela recensionen
Weathering the Diagnosis
The Lull After the Storm
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Living Beyond Limits: New Hope and Help for Facing Life-threatening Illness
Fragmentarisk förhandsgranskning - 1993