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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Might we be able to apply techniques from motivational psychology to induce and
enhance a ''will to live"? Beginning in 1969, we began looking at all the
possibilities, exploring such diverse psychological techniques as encounter
Chapter 11: "Learning to Relax and Visualize Recovery" Relaxation and mental
imagery (visualization techniques) are excellent tools for creating and reinforcing
patients' beliefs in their ability to recover from cancer. In the first part of this ...
ers have developed a variety of simple relaxation techniques — certain forms of
meditation and progressive relaxation, autogenic training, and self-hypnosis, to
name a few. Most of these techniques involve some form of mental concentration.
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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