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Healing and the Mind

Healing and the Mind

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Written by Bill MoyersAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Bill Moyers

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
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  • Publisher: Anchor
  • On Sale: March 1, 1995
  • Price: $25.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-385-47687-4 (0-385-47687-6)
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Journalist and PBS commentator Bill Moyers traveled around the globe investigating medical treatments that rely on the power of the mind rather than on modern medicine's high-tech miracles. In this intriguing companion volume to the PBS TV series, Moyers explores the roles of thoughts and emotions in illness and health through interviews with 16 doctors and scientists. Photographs.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Introduction; Editor's Note; The Art of Healing; The Healing Roles of Doctor and Patient; The Healing Environment; Healing and the Community; Healing from Within; Self-Regulation and Conditioning; Changing Life Habits; Meditation; Stress Reduction; Therapeutic Support Groups; The Mind/Body Connection; The Chemical Communicators; Emotions and the Immune System; The Brain and the Immune System; Conditioned Responses; The Mystery of Chi; Medicine in a Mind/Body Culture; Another Way of Seeing; Wounded Healers; Healing; Wholeness; Index; Picture Credits