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Manifesto For A New Medicine Your Guide To Healing Partnerships And The Wise Use Of Alternative Therapies,9780201898286

Manifesto For A New Medicine Your Guide To Healing Partnerships And The Wise Use Of Alternative Therapies

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 5/2/1997
Publisher(s): Da Capo Lifelong Books

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.

Author Biography

James S. Gordon, M.D., author of Manifesto for a New Medicine, is the Chairman of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy. A clinical professor of medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine, he is also director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., and creator of the Comprehensive Cancer Care Conference.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Time for a Changep. 1
Biomedicine and Beyondp. 19
a Healing Crisisp. 33
Physician, Heal Thyselfp. 44
We Are All Uniquep. 56
Whole People in Their Total Environmentsp. 63
the Healing Partnershipp. 75
Self-Care as Primary Care: the Power of the Mind (i)p. 92
Self-Care as Primary Care: the Power of the Mind (ii)p. 116
Self-Care as Primary Care: Touch, Movement, and Breathingp. 130
Self-Care as Primary Care: """"When I Eat, I Eat""""p. 149
Other Medicinesp. 165
Helping One Anotherp. 199
the Healing Pathp. 218
Creating the New Medicinep. 241
Next Stepsp. 284
Notesp. 300
Resourcesp. 329
Indexp. 347
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