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Author Leader, Darian.

Title Why people get sick : exploring the mind-body connection / Darian Leader, David Corfield.

Imprint New York : Pegasus Books, 2008


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.08 L469w 2008    ---  Available
Edition 1st Pegasus Books ed.
Description 376 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-367)and index.
Contents What causes illness? -- Why listening matters -- Is stress the culprit? -- The timing of illness -- Words and beliefs -- Can illness have a meaning? -- When the body replies -- The heart -- Two bodies or one? -- Identification -- The immune system -- Cancer -- Health risks of being normal -- Does therapy work? -- What do doctors want?
Summary Presents the argument that the mind affects a variety of conditions, from heart disease and cancer to asthma and arthritis, and calls for greater awareness of the mind-body connection.
Subject Medicine and psychology.
Sick -- Psychology.
Mind and body.
Stress (Psychology)
Added Author Corfield, David.
ISBN 1933648813
Standard No. NZ1 12372466
AU@ 000043553964

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