When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 5, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
3 Reviews
1 The Bermuda Triangle

2 The Little Girl Too Good to Be True

3 Stress and Emotional Competence

4 Buried Alive

5 Never Good Enough

6 You Are Part of This Too, Mom

7 Stress, Hormones, Repression and Cancer

8 Something Good Comes Out of This

Is There a "Cancer Personality"?

10 The 55 Per Cent Solution

11 It's All in Her Head

12 I Shall Die First from the Top

13 Self or Non-Self: The Immune System Confused

14 A Fine Balance: The Biology of Relationships

15 The Biology of Loss

16 The Dance of Generations

17 The Biology of Belief

18 The Power of Negative Thinking

19 The Seven A's of Healing

Notes

Resources

Acknowledgments

Index

 

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I like Maté's books. They are a breath of fresh air about topics i have read about elsewhere but without all the drama and messianic heat. They are also sensible, informative, and in the behaviors ... Read full review

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This book is a must read for anyone who wonders why they feel down, why they feel tired, why they feel drained. This is a must read, period. I have had the privilege of meeting and doing personal work ... Read full review

Contents

The Bermuda Triangle
1
The Little Girl Too Good to Be True
13
Stress and Emotional Competence
27
Buried Alive
39
Never Good Enough
59
You Are Part of This Too Mom
71
Stress Hormones Repression and Cancer
85
Something Good Comes Out of This
103
The 55 Per Cent Solution
133
Its All in Her Head
141
The Dance of Generations
211
The Biology of Belief
227
The Power of Negative Thinking
241
The Seven As of Healing
259
Notes
283
Index
297

Is There a Cancer Personality?
119

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About the author (2011)

Gabor Maté, M.D., is a physician, public speaker, and award-winning author. His most recent book, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, expresses his groundbreaking perspective on addictions, while his unique take on ADD is found in his first book, Scattered. When the Body Says No has been published in over twelve languages on five continents.
www.drgabormate.com

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