Who Gets Sick

Who Gets Sick

How Beliefs, Moods, and Thoughts Affect your Health

Book - 2000
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This award-winning book was one of the first to give the public an understanding of how thoughts and attitudes affect the body. It's author, Dr. Blair Justice, is a professor of health psychology and a longtime researched at the University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center in mind-body medicine. Provides a clear explanation on what causes one to get sick and the pivotal role of thoughts and feelings. Looks at the relationship between happiness and health and explains why there is a connection. Recognizes the increasing level of stress in everyday life while providing ways of coping that will maintain health. Examines what determines how long one will live and how healthy one will be in old age. (No, genes are far from being the whole story.) Explores the powerful effects of warm, close relationships in protecting one against illness and premature death.If you are looking for a well-documented and clearly written overview of current thinking in the fieldstart with Who Gets Sick. New York Times
Publisher: Houston, TX : Peak Press, 2000
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780960537679
0960537678
Branch Call Number: 616.0019 J96 2nd ed
616.0019 J96 2nd ed
Characteristics: viii, 464 p. ; 23 cm

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