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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Make a mental picture of this tension — it might be a rope tied in a knot or a
clenched fist — and then mentally picture it relaxing and becoming comfortable,
like a limp rubber band. 5. Experience the muscles of your face and eyes
Then mentally picture the cancer in either realistic or symbolic terms. Think of the
cancer as consisting of very weak, confused cells. Remember that our bodies
destroy cancerous cells thousands of times during a normal lifetime. As you
completed the entire exercise, draw a picture illustrating the images you created,
so that you can analyze your imagery in more detail, according to the criteria and
examples we will present in Chapter 12. You needn't worry about not being ...
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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