Living Beyond Limits: New Hope and Help for Facing Life-threatening Illness
Times Books, 1993 - 316 sidor
Offers concrete guidelines that men and women with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses can use to live fuller -- and possibly even longer -- lives; discusses the current research as mind/body interaction and explains how to use the findings to enhance one's life; how to build sustaining support networks, detoxify fears of dying, reorganize priorities; bring their families closer together; control pain; and create and fulfill goals that speak to their innermost needs and desires.
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He acted as though he should be able to will himself out of the illness . He found
it emotionally easier to blame himself for not having been able to work away or
will away his cancer than to accept his helplessness and sense of limitation , to ...
And he rails against the exclusion the disabled feel . ( He hates the term
handicapped — it comes from being “ cap in hand . ” ) Looking up at a roomful of
bright young Stanford medical students , he said : “ I think of you as the
temporarily able ...
I might have been able to help him more . I know he didn ' t want to worry me , but
I wish I could have done something . ” The pain of his loss was tangible ; his
beloved son had been cut down in his prime , and Jack grieved . Yet his grief had
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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
Living beyond limits: new hope and help for facing life-threatening illnessAnvändarrecension - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
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