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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A business person would visualize a successful business meeting. A stage
performer would visualize a smooth opening night. A person with a malignancy
would picture the tumor shrinking and his body regaining health. As we were
One of our patients discovered that when she visualized herself having
completed her goal, she also saw a picture of her husband and children being
very unhappy. She realized then that she feared her family's reaction to the
Visualize the pain as a creature of some sort. Try to see the pain-creature very
clearly. 3. Establish a dialogue with the pain-creature. Ask it why it is there, what
message it has, what purpose it serves. Listen very carefully to its answers. 4.
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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