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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However , women who believed that they had some kind of control over the cause of disease did better emotionally . This finding is important , since it is consistent with the theory that a fighting spirit is helpful : Blaming someone ...
As expected , they found that the patients who received such consultation felt better — they were less anxious and depressed . Unexpected was the finding that the patients who had received the consultations were more likely to survive ...
cancer have shown that those who participate in support groups are less anxious and depressed , have better coping skills , and are less beset by symptoms such as pain and nausea . 2. A thorough understanding of illness requires not ...
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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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