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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Levine and his colleagues found , however , that the same light flash produced only half the increase in cortisol when the monkey had one of his friends with him . In another experiment , the monkey had five of his friends with him ...
Participants also find that the group provides a stable and deep sense of connection at a time when friends , fearful of cancer , may fade out of the picture . Sometimes group members found themselves avoiding certain friends ...
Direct and open communication with important family and friends reduces the strain that comes with maintaining secrets , increases intimacy and empathic understanding of what the ill person is going through , and improves cooperative ...
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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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