Anatomy Of An Illness As Perceived By The Patient: Reflections On Healing And Regeneration by Norman Cousins

Anatomy Of An Illness As Perceived By The Patient: Reflections On Healing And Regeneration

byNorman CousinsForeword byRene Dubos

Hardcover | October 2, 2001

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The premise of Norman Cousins's enormously influential work is that the human mind is capable of promoting the body's capacity for combating illness and healing itself even when faced with a seemingly hopeless medical predicament. The author recounts his personal experiences while working in close collaboration with his doctor to overcome a crippling and supposedly irreversible disease, and illustrates the life-saving and ultimately life-prolonging benefits to be gained by taking responsibility for one's own well-being. Cousins's story is inspirational reading for anyone contending with a serious illness.

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Norman Cousins was a longtime editor of the Saturday Review and the author of eleven books on health and healing, among other works.

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Title:Anatomy Of An Illness As Perceived By The Patient: Reflections On Healing And RegenerationFormat:HardcoverPublished:October 2, 2001Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393041905

ISBN - 13:9780393041903

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Amazing and heartening. — Chicago Sun-Times

An entertaining and instructive example of an inspired participation of a patient in his own treatment. — Washington Post