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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This means controlling what you can in your personal life as well as managing
your disease . You can enhance your control to the extent that it is possible in
three domains : mental , physical , and social . Controlling the mental aspect of
This means giving up the fantasy that life will be just as it was before the illness
became a part of your life . It also means that you are challenged to find ways to
live well , perhaps even better , but differently , accepting but not yielding to the ...
This does not mean that refusing medical treatment is a good overall strategy .
Many effective treatments are unpleasant , and many patients have an
understandable impulse to avoid them . Healthy assertiveness means finding out
what you ...
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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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