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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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 ...
This kind of support is threatened when doctors think their mission is only to cure rather than to comfort . More on that in Chapter 10 . HOW GROUPS CAN HELP As a means of examining fears about dying in one of our groups , we went ...
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 ...
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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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