Mind, Body Medicine by Daniel Goelman (Editor); Joel Gurin (Editor)
Call Number: Main WM 90 M663 1993
Publication Date: 1993-02-01
Practical, intellectually stimulating, and superbly researched, Mind/Body Medicine gives you the most up-to-date information on what is now known about the vital role of the mind in health. Based on the latest findings from America's leading scientific institutions, and written by physicians, psychologists, and medical researchers with extensive clinical experience, Mind/Body Medicine discusses the connection between stress and disease; examines such mind/body approaches as biofeedback, hypnosis, meditation, and psychotherapy; explains how psychological and social support systems can actually lead to better health; explores the mind's role in pain, heart disease, cancer, the immune system, diabetes, skin problems, arthritis, asthma, gastrointestinal disease, and infertility; and shows consumers how to become active patients, working with health-care practitioners in managing their physical well-being."