Love and Survival: The Scientific Basis for the Healing Power of Intimacy

Love and Survival: The Scientific Basis for the Healing Power of Intimacy

by Dean Ornish
     
 

ISBN-10: 0788195344

ISBN-13: 9780788195341

Pub. Date: 08/01/1998

Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company

Our survival depends on the healing power of love, intimacy, & relationship. For the past 20 years, Ornish has directed clinical research demonstrating that comprehensive lifestyle changes may begin to reverse even severe coronary heart disease without drugs or surgery. Perhaps the most powerful & meaningful intervention is love & intimacy & the emotional & spiritual

Overview

Our survival depends on the healing power of love, intimacy, & relationship. For the past 20 years, Ornish has directed clinical research demonstrating that comprehensive lifestyle changes may begin to reverse even severe coronary heart disease without drugs or surgery. Perhaps the most powerful & meaningful intervention is love & intimacy & the emotional & spiritual transformation that often results. Provides a comprehensive review of research supporting the powerful role of intimacy in health & illness, reveals in personal terms his own struggles with intimacy & meaning, & describes strategies & techniques for enhancing intimacy & communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788195341
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Pages:
284

Table of Contents

1 Love and Survival
1(22)
2 The Scientific Basis for the Healing Power of Intimacy
23(49)
3 "It's You!"
72(25)
4 Pathways to Love and Intimacy
97(55)
5 "I Choose Life"
152(18)
6 Dialogues on Science and Mystery
170(89)
Acknowledgments 259(8)
Notes 267(14)
Selected Bibliography 281

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