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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We have also found that pain is intimately linked with fear, so that activities
presented in other chapters for identifying and dealing with fear frequently lead to
a reduction of pain. Chapter 17: "Exercise" We began paying more attention to ...
Relaxation also helps reduce fear, which can become overwhelming at times
with a life-threatening disease. Cancer patients are often terrified they will die a
prolonged, painful death, impoverishing their families through medical expenses,
around three major problems: his loss of weight on the hospital diet, his loss of
muscle tone owing to a lack of physical exercise in the hospital, and his fear of
girls and sexuality. From the dialogues, John came up with the idea of asking the
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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