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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In our treatment center, patients use the criteria to analyze each other's imagery
and to suggest alternatives that contain more positive expectancies.
Representing cancer cells as ants, for instance, we have found is generally a
negative symbol ...
Over the short term this works for her in her imagery; because of the potency of
the symbol, there is little doubt that the white blood cells will win. There are two
other elements in the drawings we see as less positive. First, the cancer cells are
... describes the creature and the mental imagery process: The animal, of course,
is nothing more than a symbol for your inner self, and talking to the animal
amounts to talking to yourself, but on a brain wavelength you don't often use.
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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