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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18 Coping with the Fears of Recurrence and Death Virtually all of our patients in
the research project at the treatment center in Fort Worth have been diagnosed
as medically incurable, with a prognosis that indicates that they can expect to live
RECURRENCE: THE BODY'S FEEDBACK Being prepared for a recurrence is
one of the best ways to reduce the fear surrounding it. When our patients first
come to us, we explore together their worst fears about a recurrence and develop
A therapist can be very helpful in discovering what message a recurrence holds,
but patients must actively explore their own minds to understand the meaning of
the message. Consulting your Inner Guide, as described in Chapter 15, can be ...
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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