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9781883536176

The Healing Brain: Breakthrough Discoveries About How the Brain Keeps Us Healthy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781883536176

  • ISBN10:

    1883536170

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-02-01
  • Publisher: Ishk Book Service

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Table of Contents

Preface 11(6)
SECTION I: The Stability to Resist Disease
In Sickness and in Health
17(18)
SECTION II: The Brain Minds the Body
Bodyguards
35(20)
The Self-Ish Brain: Feeling Our Way Through an Unstable World
55(18)
SECTION III: Beyond Belief
The Powerful Placebo
73(15)
The Pharmacy Within: Beliefs, Endorphins, and the Intrinsic Pain Relief System
88(10)
Great Expectations: On the Mental Reduction of Warts and Enlargement of Breasts
98(7)
Small Worlds, Small Brains: Making Up Your Mind
105(14)
SECTION IV: ``No Man Is an Island''
People Need People
119(10)
From the Individual to the Social Body
129(9)
Mind-Made Immunity: On Grief, Lymphocytes, and Sharks of the Mind
138(23)
Pressure: Social and Blood
161(12)
A Heart Apart: On Self-Centeredness, Hostility, and Sudden Death
173(18)
Friends Can be Good Medicine
191(14)
SECTION V: Mind-Made Health
Feeling Bored, Feeling Blitzed
205(23)
Of Hardiness, Coherence, and Stability
228(31)
Notes 259(26)
For Further Reading 285(4)
Index 289

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