Getting Well Again

Getting Well Again

A Step-by-step, Self-help Guide to Overcoming Cancer for Patients and Their Families

Book - 1980
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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.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1980 (1992 printing)
ISBN: 9780553280333
0553280333
Characteristics: x, 287 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

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