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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Instead of demonstrating the impatience and hostility typical of the Type A person , the person with cancer is described as patient , repressed , and strangely devoid of anger . The ancient Greek physician Galen described a “ polite ...
Marilyn described her experience in one of our support groups : “ It's a chance to explain my feelings about having a terminal condition with people who really understand . A chance to help others in a similar situation .
My friend Bryan , an articulate lawyer , described his feelings when he learned that his brain tumor was growing again : “ It feels like I am in an earthquake . ” At other times , life can become strangely normal , and for hours ...
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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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