AIDS: A Pilgrimage to Healing
Written by a psychologist and therapist working with AIDS-affected people, this book provides advice on ways of coping with fears associated with the disease. Discusses topics such as psychoneuroimmunology in relation to AIDS, biopsychosocial models of AIDS, the spiritual dimensions of healing, psychotherapy, counselling and pastoral care. Includes a bibliography and an index.
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PREFACE Professor Anne Daniel
The Origins of Holism and Psychosomatics
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AIDS AIDS-Related Complex archetypal attitudes awakening become behaviour biological bread cancer carers Carl Jung chapter clinical commitment consciousness context counseling countertransference creative visualization death deeper denial described diagnosis discovery disease dreams emotional factors enhanced Erich Fromm example experience expression face fear feelings HIV antibody positive HIV infected persons HIV/AIDS homophobia homophobic homosexual identity human sexuality icons illness images immune system incense individual inner inward-turning anger issues light linked living with HIV/AIDS locus of control loss loss of significant Magarey meaning medical model meditation mirrored natural killer cell negative emotions one's onset oppression partners patients perceived perhaps powerful presence psyche psychic psychological factors psychoneuroimmunology psychosomatic medicine psychotherapy rage reflect relationships relax relevant religious repression response ritual role scientific sense sexual identity Sigmund Freud significant social SOMA spiritual dimension stigma suicide symbolic symptoms T-cell T-cell immune therapy tion Todd transformation unconscious Viktor Frankl vital wholeness