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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4 The Link Between Stress and Illness There is a clear link between stress and
illness, a link so strong that it is possible to predict illness based on the amount of
stress in people's lives. Much of the early work demonstrating that the emotions ...
the moment they get well the old rules again apply, and they find themselves in
the psychologically and physically destructive situation that first contributed to
their illness. This concept also accounts for the depression some patients report ...
IDENTIFYING THE "BENEFITS" OF ILLNESS The task that faces the patient
includes: (1) identifying the needs being met through the illness, and (2) finding
ways of meeting those needs directly without illness. How can you identify these
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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