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 other factors, as you now know, play a significant role. THE
PSYCHOLOGICAL EVIDENCE One of the finest studies on emotional states and
cancer was reported in A Psychological Study of Cancer, written in 1926 by Dr.
Elida Evans, ...
A tremendous amount of energy was poured into this relationship or role. Indeed,
it became the reason for living, the center of the patient's life. • The relationship or
role was then removed' — through death, a move, a child leaving home, ...
Be Supportive without Trying to Rescue the Patient A problem related to babying
the cancer patient is being supportive without becoming a "rescuer." The so-
called rescuer role, which people adopt unconsciously, is based on the theories
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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