Getting Well Again

The Bestselling Classic About the Simontons' Revolutionary Lifesaving Self- Awareness Techniques

By O. Carl Md Simonton; James Phd Creighton; Stephanie Matthews Simonton
(Bantam, Mass Market Paperback, 9780553280333, 304pp.)

Publication Date: April 1, 1992

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Based on the Simontons' experience with hundreds of patients at their world-famous Cancer Counseling and Research Center, Getting Well Again introduces the scientific basis for the "will to live."

In this revolutionary book the Simontons profile the typical "cancer personality": how an individual's reactions to stress and other emotional factors can contribute to the onset and progress of cancer -- and how positive expectations, self-awareness, and self-care can contribute to survival. This book offers the same self-help techniques the Simonton's patients have used to successfully to reinforce usual medical treatment -- techniques for learning positive attitudes, relaxation, visualization, goal setting, managing pain, exercise, and building an emotional support system.

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