The Resource Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration, (ebook)

Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration, (ebook)

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Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration
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Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration
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eng
Summary
The power of laughter triumphs over illness in Norman Cousins's bestselling classic memoir that revolutionized medicine. Norman Cousins's iconic firsthand account of victory against terminal disease, Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient, inspired a revolution, encouraging patients to take charge of their own treatment. A political journalist and activist, Cousins was also a professor of medical humanities at UCLA, where he studied the biochemistry of human emotions and their relationship to healing. When Cousins was hospitalized with a debilitating collagen illness, he decided to take his health into his own hands. Cousins and his doctor combated the disease together by creating a regimen of laughter and vitamin C specifically calibrated to his needs. Against all odds, the treatment worked, proving to Cousins that a positive attitude was key to his improvement. Years later, Cousins set pen to paper to tell the story of his recovery. In this humorous and insightful account, Cousins analyzes his own journey in relation to holistic medicine and discusses the astounding power of mind over body. The result is an inspirational and educational guide to health that continues to offer hope to many. This book features an extended biography of Norman Cousins by his daughter, Sarah Cousins Shapiro
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Midwest
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Cousins, Norman
Dewey number
  • 362.1/9677
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Cousins, Norman
  • Collagen diseases
  • Holistic medicine
  • Will
  • Laughter
  • Healing
  • Medicine
  • Authors, American
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504038539
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11682123
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remote
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11682123
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MWT11682123
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504038539
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11682123
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11682123
System control number
MWT11682123
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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