Timeless Healing (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 7, 2009 - Medical - 352 pages
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In this life-changing book, Dr. Herbert Benson draws on his twenty-five years as a physician and researcher to reveal how affirming beliefs, particularly belief in a higher power, make an important contribution to our physical health. We are not simply nourished by meditation and prayer, but are, in essence, "wired for God."
Combining the wisdom of modem medicine and of age-old faith. Dr. Benson shows how anyone can, with the aid of a caring physician or healer, use their beliefs and other self-care methods to heal over 60 percent of medical problems.
As practical as it is spiritual, Timeless Healing is a blueprint for healing and transforming your life.
  

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User Review  - Dottie Parish - Goodreads

Herbert Benson, MD in his book Timeless Healing cites the placebo effect as evidence of the power of our thoughts. Patients believe sugar pills will alleviate their symptom and their belief makes this ... Read full review

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User Review  - IziEzi - Goodreads

Read part of this for my Mind-Body connection class -- I like the theories presented, how he re-defines "placebo effect" to become a positive self-healing idea. I just didn't have time to finish before the final exam, and I haven't picked it up again yet. Read full review

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Contents

Foreword
11
Remembered Wellness
20
The Nature of Belief
45
The Brains Prerogative
69
Medicines Spiritual Crisis
101
The Relaxation Response
123
The Faith Factor and
153
Faith Heals
161
and Videotapes
307
Index
313
257
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307
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About the author (2009)

Herbert Benson, MD, is the Mind Body Medical Institute Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. He is the author of the mega-bestselling book, The Relaxation Response, as well as ten other trade books. His groundbreaking work established the modern field of mind body medicine. Dr. Benson is the Director Emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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