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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Seventy percent of the patients in the first group showed significant improvement
in their ulcers; in the second group 25 percent showed significant improvement.
The only difference in treatment was the positive expectancy created in the first ...
Frequently, clusters of stresses occur within a short period of time. The critical
stresses we have identified are those that threaten personal identity. These may
include the death of a spouse or loved one, retirement, the loss of a significant
These may be every bit as significant in creating feelings of hopelessness or
helplessness as very visible external stresses are. If you did discover significant
stresses in your life (whether external or internal) prior to the onset of the disease,
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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