Item description for Why People Get Sick: Exploring the Mind-Body Connection by Darian Leader & David Corfield...
Overview Presents the argument that the mind affects a variety of conditions, from heart disease and cancer to asthma and arthritis, and calls for greater awareness of the mind-body connection.
Publishers Description Why People Get Sick explores the relationship between what's going on in our heads and what happens in our bodies, combining cutting-edge research with neglected findings in medical history. In light of America's growing health crisis, Darian Leader and David Corfield's study could not come at a more critical moment. With remarkable case studies and startling new insights into why we get sick, this revolutionary study should be read by anyone who cares about their own health and that of other people.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.82 lbs.
Release Date May 26, 2008
ISBN 1933648813 ISBN13 9781933648811
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More About Darian Leader & David Corfield
Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst and a member of the Center for Freudian Analysis and Research and of the College of Psychoanalysts. David Corfield is a researcher in the Department of Biological Cybernetics at the Max Planck Institute and has lectured in the history and philosophy of science at Cambridge and Oxford. They live in London.
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Is it all in the head? Jul 14, 2008
Is it all in the head? "Why People Get Sick: Exploring the Mind-Body Connection" is a look into the power of the mind, explaining how thoughts and feelings have a massive effect on one's health and well-being. "Why People Get Sick" argues that grave and serious diseases such as cancer, heart disease, and arthritis can be made worse by the sufferer's head, but also suggests optimistically that beating illness in one's mind is the first step to beating it in one's body. A clear and comprehensive look at the mentality of health, "Why People Get Sick: Exploring the Mind-Body Connection" is highly recommended for community library health collections.