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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What happened was beyond any of Carl's previous experience in treating cancer
patients with purely physical intervention. The radiation therapy worked
exceptionally well, and the man showed almost no negative reaction to the
radiation on ...
Jerry showed no signs of response to radiation therapy, and within three months
he was dead. Jerry's wife later recalled that both his parents and many of his
close relatives had died of cancer, and in fact, Jerry had warned her when they
But since beginning radiation therapy he had become an invalid, refusing to do
even the simplest tasks for himself. No amount of talking to him seemed to help,
and he was going downhill very fast. We discussed his feelings with him, and
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Getting Well Again: The Bestselling Classic about the Simontons ...
O. Carl Simonton,James Creighton,Stephanie Matthews Simonton
Begränsad förhandsgranskning - 1992