Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1979 - Health & Fitness - 173 pages
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This famous and bestselling book, recounting Norman Cousins' partnership with his doctors in overcoming a crippling and supposedly irreversible disease, is now available in a beautifully bound special gift edition. Anatomy of an Illness illustrates the life-saving benefits to be gained through taking responsibility for one's own well-being.

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The disease is ankylosis spondylitis a form of arthritis which affects the joints of your body. The Book covers the value of Ascorbic Acid and it role in controling it. Its worhtwhile to read it. Read full review

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About the author (1979)

Norman Cousins was a longtime editor of the Saturday Review and the author of eleven books on health and healing, among other works.

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