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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Over the next few months Bob's energy and vitality continued to increase, until he
felt his energy and vitality were as great as or greater than they had been before
his diagnosis. Bob still had a good deal of work to do. In subsequent sessions ...
Having an opportunity to regroup their psychological energy to deal with a
problem or to gain a new perspective. 4. Gaining an incentive for personal growth
or for modifying undesirable habits. 5. Not having to meet their own or others'
They need their energy just to hang on. We ask patients to remember two points.
First, they must reach out to everyone in their support system — family, friends,
the health-care team — for love, understanding, and acceptance of their mood ...
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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