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Healing Beyond the Body: Medicine and the Infinite Reach of the Mind

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Does the mind produce consciousness—or transmit it? Can machines detect love? Why has job stress become a worldwide epidemic? Why do objects sometimes seem to have minds of their own? Could war be a biological condition? Dr. Larry Dossey, one of the most influential spokespersons for the role of consciousness and spirituality in medicine, tackles all these questions and mo ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published February 11th 2003 by Shambhala (first published 2001)
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Ricky
Jul 19, 2009 rated it liked it
From one chapter to the next the author makes quantum jumps in linking topics. The conclusion was weakly delivered and failed to crisply integrate all the book's concepts in answering its title. That all said, Dossey's storytelling style is easy reading and he proffers some interesting and convincing arguments. The concept of 'healing beyond the body' centres on how consciousness and meaning has a part to play in our physical health and road to healing. He talks about how the scientific philosop ...more
Jennifer Schmidt
Jan 22, 2008 rated it really liked it
Another good one for anyone who works in health care. I really believe in the mind-body connection, especially as it relates to healing. Would highly recommend.
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