Why Do People Get Ill?: Exploring the Mind-body Connection

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Have you ever wondered why we get ill?

Can our thoughts and feelings worsen or even cause conditions like heart disease, cancer or asthma?

And what – if anything – can we do about it?

Why Do People Get Ill? explores the relationship between what’s going on in our heads and what happens in our bodies, combining the latest research with neglected findings from medical history. With remarkable case studies and startling new insights into why we fall ill, this intriguing book should be read by anyone who cares about their own health and that of other people.

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'Elegant, erudite, illuminating' Alain de Botton

'Funny, clever, brilliant and hopeful' GQ

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Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst practising in London and a member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research and of the College of Psychoanalysts UK. He is the author of Why do women write more letters than they post?, Promises lovers make when it gets late, Freud’s Footnotes and Stealing the Mona Lisa.

David Corfield is a researcher in the Department of Biological Cybernetics at the Max Planck Institute and has been lecturer in the history and philosophy of science at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. He is the author of Towards a Philosophy of Real Mathematics and editor of Foundations of Bayesianism.

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