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The Relaxation Response

by Herbert, M.D. Benson, Miriam Z. Klipper

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. | November 7, 2000 | Mass Market Paperbound

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When Dr. Herbert Benson introduced this simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress twenty-five years ag, his book became an instant national bestseller. Since that time, millions of people have learned the secret--without high-priced lectures or prescription medicines. The Relaxation Response has become the classic reference recommended by most health care professionals and authorities to treat the harmful effects of stress.

Discovered by Dr. Benson and his colleagues in the laboratories of Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals, this revitalizing, therapeutic approach is now routinely recommended to treat patients suffering from heart conditions, high blood pressure, chronic pain, insomnia, and many other physical ailments. It requires only minutes to learn, and just ten to twenty minutes of practice twice a day.

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 240 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.6 in

Published: November 7, 2000

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0380006766

ISBN - 13: 9780380006762

Found in: Mental Health

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The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response

by Herbert, M.D. Benson, Miriam Z. Klipper

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 240 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.6 in

Published: November 7, 2000

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0380006766

ISBN - 13: 9780380006762

About the Book

When Dr. Herbert Benson introduced this simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress twenty-five years ag, his book became an instant national bestseller. Since that time, millions of people have learned the secret--without high-priced lectures or prescription medicines. The Relaxation Response has become the classic reference recommended by most health care professionals and authorities to treat the harmful effects of stress. Discovered by Dr. Benson and his colleagues in the laboratories of Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals, this revitalizing, therapeutic approach is now routinely recommended to treat patients suffering from heart conditions, high blood pressure, chronic pain, insomnia, and many other physical ailments. It requires only minutes to learn, and just ten to twenty minutes of practice twice a day.

From the Publisher

When Dr. Herbert Benson introduced this simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress twenty-five years ag, his book became an instant national bestseller. Since that time, millions of people have learned the secret--without high-priced lectures or prescription medicines. The Relaxation Response has become the classic reference recommended by most health care professionals and authorities to treat the harmful effects of stress.

Discovered by Dr. Benson and his colleagues in the laboratories of Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals, this revitalizing, therapeutic approach is now routinely recommended to treat patients suffering from heart conditions, high blood pressure, chronic pain, insomnia, and many other physical ailments. It requires only minutes to learn, and just ten to twenty minutes of practice twice a day.

About the Author

Herbert Benson, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Behavioral Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Mind/Body Medical Institute. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Editorial Reviews

"Pills, special diets, and exercises can help some people, but The Relaxation Response as Dr. Benson describes it can help everyone." (David W. Ewing, Executive Editor, Harvard Business Review)