Getting Well Again: The Bestselling Classic About the Simontons' Revolutionary Lifesaving Self- Awar eness Techniques

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 4, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 304 pages
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Based on the Simontons' experience with hundreds of patients at their world-famous Cancer Counseling and Research Center, Getting Well Again introduces the scientific basis for the "will to live."

In this revolutionary book the Simontons profile the typical "cancer personality": how an individual's reactions to stress and other emotional factors can contribute to the onset and progress of cancer -- and how positive expectations, self-awareness, and self-care can contribute to survival. This book offers the same self-help techniques the Simonton's patients have used to successfully to reinforce usual medical treatment -- techniques for learning positive attitudes, relaxation, visualization, goal setting, managing pain, exercise, and building an emotional support system.


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Great book I would recommend for many to read!!!

User Review  - Grace11 - Walmart

I first encountered this book maybe 30 years ago when I took the training from Stephanie Matthews Simonton, and have shared it ever since. Read full review

A great book for the caner patient

User Review  - nonamememememe - Walmart

This book helps a great deal for the cancer patient who wants to take an active role in their recovery. it explores methods to tap the power of the sub-conscious mind to enhance the effectiveness of modern medicine. Read full review

Contents

The Individual and
15
The Link Between Stress and Illness
46
Personality Stress and Cancer
56
Expectations about Cancer and Their Ellects
79
A WholePerson Model of Cancer Recovery
91
Participating In Your Health
114
The Benefils of lllnoss
127
Learning to Relax and Visualize Recovery
136
Overcoming Ruentrnent
175
Setting Goals
185
Managing Pain
210
Exercise
220
Coping with Fears of Recurrence and Death
228
The Family Support System
241
Bibliography
261
lndert
281

The Value of Positive Mental Images
151

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About the author (2009)

Simonton is founder of Simonton Cancer Center, Pacific Palisades, California.

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