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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She had studied the behavior of exceptional performers and had taught the
principles of that behavior to average achievers. It seemed reasonable to study
cancer patients in the same way — to learn what those who were doing well had
These patterns of behavior form a total orientation, or stance toward life. There is
now a growing body of evidence that different stances toward life may be
associated with particular diseases. For instance, in their popular book, Type A ...
Then, by changing attitudes and behavior, they can tip the scales in the direction
of health. We have observed four psychological steps that occur in the upward
spiral of recovery: 1. With the diagnosis of a life-threatening illness, the individual
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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