Beyond the Relaxation Response: How to Harness the Healing Power of Your Personal Beliefs

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Berkley Books, 1985 - Health & Fitness - 180 pages
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Describes methods for extending the mind's power to heal the body, relieving such complaints as headaches, insomnia, back pain, and angina.

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Too mystical

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Very disappointing. Bensons The Relaxation Response and its following editions were so much better than this. He is clearly stepping over into lala land as he approaches the end of life. Only the ... Read full review


PART ONE An Introduction to the Power of the l
chapter two Frontiers of Scientific Research
PART TWO An Adventure in the Himalayas

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About the author (1985)

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.

William Proctor is the author, co-author, or ghostwriter of more than seventy books, including the bestsellers Beyond Reason, How Miracles Can Change Your Life, and Controlling Cholesterol. He is also the author of The Last Star, a critically acclaimed techno-thriller. Proctor has also served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantry-trained JAG officer (captain) and a military judge, and is a Vietnam veteran.

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