Getting Well Again: A Step-by-step, Self-help Guide to Overcoming Cancer for Patients and Their Families
Based on the Simontons' experience with hundreds of patients at their world-famous Cancer Counseling and Research Center, Getting Well Again introduces the scientific basis for the "will to live."
In this revolutionary book the Simontons profile the typical "cancer personality": how an individual's reactions to stress and other emotional factors can contribute to the onset and progress of cancer -- and how positive expectations, self-awareness, and self-care can contribute to survival. This book offers the same self-help techniques the Simonton's patients have used to successfully to reinforce usual medical treatment -- techniques for learning positive attitudes, relaxation, visualization, goal setting, managing pain, exercise, and building an emotional support system.
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Be Supportive without Trying to Rescue the Patient A problem related to babying
the cancer patient is being supportive without becoming a "rescuer." The so-
called rescuer ... Steiner has called such interactions "The Rescue Game." In the
Steiner has called such interactions "The Rescue Game." In the game, the
participants can continue switching roles almost indefinitely. Anybody who knows
how to play one of the roles also knows how to play the others. The problem is
In the long run, everybody's psychological health is improved when feelings are
openly dealt with and resolved. Helping, Rather Than Rescuing It is easy to see
how the Rescue Game could get started between a cancer patient and a spouse.
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Getting Well Again: The Bestselling Classic about the Simontons ...
O. Carl Simonton,James Creighton,Stephanie Matthews Simonton
Begränsad förhandsgranskning - 1992
Getting Well Again: A Step-by-step, Self-help Guide to Overcoming Cancer for ...
Oscar Carl Simonton,Stephanie Simonton,James Creighton
Fragmentarisk förhandsgranskning - 1978