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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Her research showed that one kind of explanation for cancer seemed associated
with poorer adjustment to the illness : blaming it on someone else . However ,
women who believed that they had some kind of control over the cause of
Hope is important , but we have been too limited in the kind of hope we prescribe
. 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 ...
This reduces the kind of anxiety that puts a sure damper on passion . ( 2 ) Sexual
difficulties may result from the general loss of energy that comes with being sick .
Sexuality flourishes when general health is good , and is often the first casualty ...
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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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