Manifesto For A New Medicine: Your Guide To Healing Partnerships And The Wise Use Of Alternative Therapies

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Da Capo Press, May 2, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
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For the last twenty-five years, Dr. James Gordon has pioneered an approach to healing that synthesizes the best of modern scientific medicine with the best of the alternative techniques. Here he leads us step by step through convincing and absorbing case studies of the successful use of these alternatives, presenting clearly and simply the scientific basis for them. He also shows us how each of us can incorporate alternative therapies as an integral part of our health care and our daily lives.

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TWO Biomedicine and Beyond
THREE A Healing Crisis
FOUR Physician Heal Thyself
FIVE We Are All Unique
SIX Whole People in Their Total
SEVEN The Healing Partnership
TWELVE Other Medicines
THIRTEEN Helping One Another
FOURTEEN The Healing Path
FIFTEEN Creating the New Medicine
SIXTEEN Next Steps

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James S. Gordon, M.D., author of Manifesto for a New Medicine, is the Chairman of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy. A clinical professor of medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, he is also director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., and creator of the Comprehensive Cancer Care Conference.

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