The Instinct to Heal: Curing Stress, Anxiety, and Depression Without Drugs and Without Talk Therapy

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Draws on recent brain studies to offer advice on how to heal oneself naturally from stress and depression, covering such topics as eye-movement desensitization, resetting a biological clock, and applying biochemical knowledge to heal emotional wounds. 50,000 first printing.

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"Written with grace and elegance, this book might well become the most important mental health landmark of this generation."-Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., author of Flow, Creativity, and The Evolving Self
"A brilliant, absorbing synthesis of science, experience, and thought . . . essential reading for all those who want to understand the frontiers of mind-body health."-Michael Lerner, Ph.D., author of Choices in Healing
"This refreshing alternative is sound. Highly recommended."-Library Journal
"A fascinating account of unorthodox approaches to treating the emotional brain and mind."-Joseph LeDoux, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Brain

Written with grace and elegance, this book might well become the most important mental health landmark of this generation. "Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., author of Flow, Creativity, and The Evolving Self"

A brilliant, absorbing synthesis of science, experience, and thought . . . essential reading for all those who want to understand the frontiers of mind-body health. "Michael Lerner, Ph.D., author of Choices in Healing"

This refreshing alternative is sound. Highly recommended. "Library Journal"

A fascinating account of unorthodox approaches to treating the emotional brain and mind. "Joseph LeDoux, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Brain""

"Written with grace and elegance, this book might well become the most important mental health landmark of this generation." --Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., author of Flow, Creativity, and The Evolving Self

"A brilliant, absorbing synthesis of science, experience, and thought . . . essential reading for all those who want to understand the frontiers of mind-body health." --Michael Lerner, Ph.D., author of Choices in Healing

"This refreshing alternative is sound. Highly recommended." --Library Journal

"A fascinating account of unorthodox approaches to treating the emotional brain and mind." --Joseph LeDoux, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Brain

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David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D., is clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and cofounder of the Center for Complementary Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He codirected a National Institutes of Health laboratory for the study of clinical cognitive neuroscience and functional neuroimaging for several years and has published more than 90 scientific monographs. He's lectured at leading international academic centers, including Stanford, Columbia, Cornell, and Cambridge Universities. One of the original seven members of the United States board of Doctors Without Borders/Médicins Sans Frontières, he served on the board for 9 years and provided medical relief in Kurdistan, Guatemala, India, Tajikistan, and Kosovo. He continues to develop mental health interventions for victims of crises and to train therapists in crisis areas.

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