Love, Medicine, & Miracles: Lessons Learned about Self-healing from a Surgeon's Experience with Exceptional Patients

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Harper & Row, 1988 - Medical - 243 pages
A surgeon explains the vital role of the mind-body link in fighting illness and shows how emotional and spiritual growth promote healing. "Incredibly inspiring".--Los Angeles Times Book Review. 8-page color insert.

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Doctor Siegel cites the famous hospital study which reduced type A behavior in patients, and "halved the reinfarction rate of postcoronary patients". [v] Our society continues--witness the "election ... Read full review

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Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day--patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their doctors to participate in and influence their own recovery. Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Bernie Siegel, M.D. embraces a philosophy that is at the forefront of a society grappling with medical ethics and spiritual issues. His books, Love, Medicine and Miracles published in 1986, Peace, Love and Healing in 1989, and How to Live Between Office Visits in 1993, have broken new ground in the field of healing. Over the span of twenty years, physicians have become increasingly more receptive to his message. Bernie's efforts have now turned toward humanizing medical care and medical education, and he continues to travel extensively with his wife Bobbie, to speak and run workshops, sharing his techniques and experiences. Bernie and Bobbie have five children and six grandchildren (so far).

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