The Instinct to Heal: Curing Depression, Anxiety and Stress Without Drugs and Without Talk Therapy

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Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, Dec 23, 2004 - Psychology - 304 pages
Millions of Americans try drugs or talk therapy to relieve depression and anxiety, but recent scientific studies prove certain alternative treatments can work as well or better-often bringing on a cure.

In the extraordinary international bestseller The Instinct to Heal, award-winning psychiatrist and neuroscientist David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D., presents seven natural approaches, each with proven results, that together form a treatment plan that builds on the body's relationship to the brain, yielding faster, more dramatic, and permanent changes. People who want to leave suffering behind now can live joyful, happy lives.
 

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Contents

Caveats
1
The Heart and Its Reasons
33
Living with Heart Coherence
51
5
69
EMDR in Action
85
8
109
Omega3 Fatty Acids Feed the Emotional Brain
123
Prozac or Puma?
145
Love Is a Biological Need
161
Enhancing Emotional Communication
175
Listening with the Heart
193
The Larger Connection
207
Getting Started
215
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DAVID SERVAN-SCHREIBER, M.D., PH.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has published more than 90 scientific monographs. He is one of the original founders of Doctors Without Borders, USA.

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