Transpersonal Medicine; The New Approach to Healing Body-Mind-Spirit

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Transpersonal Medicine chronicles the pioneering efforts to apply a transpersonal orientation to the field of medicine. Broken into three parts, it reviews the underlying principles of transpersonal medicine. Part one focuses on ritual as a means of cross-personal empowerment. Part two is devoted to the personal ritual, the process of empowering one's inner strengths and wisdoms. Part three is dedicated to direct experiences and issues involved in medicine. The book includes interviews with leading researchers in...
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Overview

Transpersonal Medicine chronicles the pioneering efforts to apply a transpersonal orientation to the field of medicine. Broken into three parts, it reviews the underlying principles of transpersonal medicine. Part one focuses on ritual as a means of cross-personal empowerment. Part two is devoted to the personal ritual, the process of empowering one's inner strengths and wisdoms. Part three is dedicated to direct experiences and issues involved in medicine. The book includes interviews with leading researchers in each field of topics.
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"A very readable overview of the 'new paradigm' in medicine and a beacon of hope for anyone experiencing the challenge of illness, which, at one time or another, will be each of us."— The Quest

"An engrossing exploration of the interconnectedness of body, mind, consciousness, and spirit in human healing, and a supremely intelligent discussion of some of the more powerful tools of alternative medicine."— Body Mind Spirit

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570626265
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1996
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

G. Frank Lawlis is a psychologist with a specialty in medical psychology and rehabilitation. He has pioneered studies and approaches in the care of patients with chronic and acute pain, cancer, and psychosomatic problems. He is also the author of The Cure: The Hero's Journey with Cancer.
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