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Author Groopman, Jerome E.

Title The anatomy of hope : how people prevail in the face of illness / by Jerome Groopman.

Imprint New York : Random House, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  616.0019 G899a 2004    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 248 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-236) and index.
Summary The author shares what he has learned about hope caring for patients with cancer, blood diseases, HIV, and hepatitis C, and discusses his personal experience with hope which led him to investigate whether there is a scientific basis for believing hope contributes to recovery.
Contents Introduction : the anatomy of hope -- A note from the author -- Unprepared -- False hope, true hope -- The right to hope -- Step by step -- Undying hope -- Exiting a labyrinth of pain -- The biology of hope -- Deconstructing hope -- Conclusion : lessons learned -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
Subject Patients -- Psychology.
Sick -- Psychology.
Hope -- Health aspects.
Healing -- Psychological aspects.
Mental healing.
Physician and patient.
Mental Healing -- psychology.
Patients -- psychology.
Terminally Ill -- psychology.
Critical Care -- psychology.
Physician-Patient Relations.
Healing -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00952711
Hope -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst00960070
Mental healing. (OCoLC)fst01016334
Patients -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01055048
Physician and patient. (OCoLC)fst01062819
Sick -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01118051
ISBN 0375506381

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