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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Just as modern medicine has focused on cure at the expense of caring for pain
and suffering , our idea that the only kind of hope is hope for a cure limits what we
can offer . There are , in fact , many kinds of hope : hope for a good period of life ...
The oldest adage of medicine , its guiding standard for millennia , has been : “ To
cure , rarely ; to relieve suffering , often ; to comfort , always . ” Throughout most of
the history of medicine , doctors have reassured the well , comforted and ...
Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin , and suddenly physicians were able to
cure a substantial number of previously fatal diseases . Bacterial infections , such
as pneumonia , were no longer widespread killers , and the ability to cure such ...
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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
The Lull After the Storm
Illness Personality and Coping
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Living Beyond Limits: New Hope and Help for Facing Life-threatening Illness
Fragmentarisk förhandsgranskning - 1993