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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One of the most important factors in sickness and health is the body's natural
defenses. All of us are regularly exposed to disease, whether it is simply a cold,
flu, or a more serious infectious disease. Yet the mere fact of exposure does not ...
you to give you a speeding ticket or when your boss berates your performance,
your body is instinctively mobilized by the threat. In these circumstances,
however, either "fighting" or "fleeing" would be a socially inappropriate response,
so you ...
As a result, it is designed to record stress and its effects, in addition to all the
other feelings and sensations of the body. The limbic system, then, records
feelings of depression and despair being experienced by an 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