ISBN13:978-0201898286 ISBN10: 0201898284 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0201483833 ISBN10: 0201483831
Summary: For the last twenty-five years, Dr. James Gordon has pioneered an approach to healing that synthesizes the best of modern scientific medicine with the best of the alternative techniques. Here he leads us step by step through convincing and absorbing case studies of the successful use of these alternatives, presenting clearly and simply the scientific basis for them. He also shows us how each of us can incorporate alternative therapies as an integral part of our healt
Summary: For the last twenty-five years, Dr. James Gordon has pioneered an approach to healing that synthesizes the best of modern scientific medicine with the best of the alternative techniques. Here he leads us step by step through convincing and absorbing case studies of the successful use of these alternatives, presenting clearly and simply the scientific basis for them. He also shows us how each of us can incorporate alternative therapies as an integral part of our health care and our daily lives. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:96 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:Perseus Press Published: 05/28/1997 International: No
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Gordon, James S. : The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C.
James S. Gordon, M.D., was the first chairman of the Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health's Office of Alternative Medicine. A frequent contributor to The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and The New York Times, he is also clinical professor of psychiatry and community and family medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, and director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C.
"Read this book and help yourself and the practice of medicine to heal."
--Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine and Miracles
"A most authoritative, clearly written, and wise text on alternative medicine."
--Herbert Benson, M.D., author of The Relaxation Response and Timeless Healing
"Manifesto for a New Medicine is just in time to heal an ailing health-care system. Packed with sound, practical advice for making the best use of alternative medicine, this book is a must-read for anyone who wants to take an active role in maintaining or restoring his or her health."
--Joan Borysenko, author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
"This 'manifesto' does not preach so much as it teaches.... Dr. Gordon's book is one of the finest yet written about the movement to change medicine."
--Henry Dreher, Natural Health
"Dr. Gordon, the chair of the Advisory Council, gives the kind of leadership, direction, and guidance that the Office of Alternative Medicine needs. He is an extraordinarily gifted and innovative thinker."
--Senator Tom Harkin, Democrat, Iowa
"Like a modern prophet, Dr. James Gordon shares his vision of the future of healing. His perspective is based on fact, not fantasy, and his vision is thrilling. He should be listened to."
--Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Words
"Quite simply the finest book on alternative medicine I have ever used."
--Daniel Redwood, Pathways
Perseus Books Group Web Site, March, 2000
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Time for a Change Biomedicine and Beyond A Healing Crisis Physician, Heal Thyself We Are All Unique Whole People in Their Total Environments The Healing Partnership Self-Care as Primary Care: The Power of the Mind (I) Self-Care as Primary Care: The Power of the Mind (II) Self-Care as Primary Care: "When I Eat, I Eat" Other Medicines Helping One Another The Healing Path Creating the New Medicine Next Steps
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