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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Many doctors have also experienced cases in which, after a diagnosis of cancer,
the patients maintained a positive expectancy and had an unusually good
recovery. In these cases, the medical treatment is often given the major credit for
Negative and Positive Beliefs Negative Expectancy Positive Expectancy 1 .
Cancer is synonymous with death. 2. Cancer is something that strikes from
without and there is no hope of controlling it. 3. Medical treatment is drastic and
Similarly, you might discover during the mental imagery process that you have a
negative expectancy about living ... Then admit to yourself that you have
expressed a possible negative expectancy and balance it with a positive one.
You can ...
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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