Stop Being Your Symptoms and Start Being Yourself: The 6-week Mind-body Program to Ease Your Chronic Symptoms

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Nearly 20 per cent of people in the UK suffer from chronic debilitating symptoms that respond only partially to conventional medical treatment. Discomforts such as fatigue, insomnia, headaches, weak muscles, acid indigestion, and bloating cost the nation hundreds of pounds in health care expenses and lost productivity. Until now, no other book has relied on scientific evidence to provide a mind-body treatment specifically proven to ease the pain and distress of any chronic symptom. Based on over 20 years of clinical experience, scientifically tested at Harvard Medical School, and studied via a grant from the National Institutes of Health, the authors have developed a set of essential skills for overcoming the symptoms of chronic illnesses of every kind. The treatment is unique, powerful, and simple to learn. Readers are taught to stop worrying about being sick, and to start thinking about living well. This involves mastering the five psychological factors that make chronic symptoms persist. In a few short weeks, symptoms that have plagued so many for so long can be significantly relieved.

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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2006. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 208 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Do you suffer from ongoing pain or other chronic medical symptoms such as fatigue, lower back pain, arthritis, acid indigestion, insomnia, or migraines? Do they interfere with your family time or your work? Have you been forced to give up activities that you enjoy? Do you feel as though your symptoms are taking over your life? Thirty percent of the population suffer from chronic debilitating illnesses and pain that respond only partially to conventional medicine. But this doesn t mean that there is no relief in sight. Dr. Arthur Barsky, psychiatrist and pioneer in the field of mind-body medicine, has found that changing the way you think about your illness can have a remarkable effect on how you experience your symptoms. Two people with the same symptoms can live dramatically different lives because they think about and react to their symptoms differently. At Harvard Medical School, Dr. Barsky developed Stop Being Your Symptoms and Start Being Yourself, a breakthrough six-week program designed to overcome the symptoms of chronic illnesses of every kind. Based on more than twenty years of firsthand clinical experience, his scientifically tested treatment plan is unique, powerful, and simple to learn. This groundbreaking program teaches patients to master the five psychological factors that make chronic symptoms persist through hundreds of exercises, worksheets, and patient examples. You may not be able to completely eliminate your medical symptoms. But it is possible to control your symptoms rather than letting them control you#151;to manage your pain, fatigue, insomnia, and anxiety. You can minimize your symptoms, learn new coping skills, and do more to make sure that your symptoms are not robbing your life of meaning and pleasure. Stop being your symptoms#151;and start living the life you deserve. Bookseller Inventory # NLF9780060766139

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