Head First: The Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit

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"An eloquent plea for two needed emphases: more humane doctor-patient relations, and greater patient involvement in the struggle with disease."—Melvin Konner.

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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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Anecdotal research combines with scientific data in this effort to show that a positive attitude can aid the healing process. "Cousins's scrupulously detailed information makes the book invaluable," applauded PW.
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