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Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health

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In recent decades, science has revealed that the mind and body are intimately connected in ways we haven’t previously realized—and this field of knowledge is now changing our understanding of health and disease. While it’s
easy to see that stress affects health and well-being, or that your blood pressure rises when you’re angry, cutting-edge research shows that the mi
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Published September 27th 2013 by The Great Courses (first published 2013)
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korally
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is great to explain what we know so far about mind body medecine, an aspect that is not taken into account in traditional medecine that looks only at the body health or the mind separately. It is amazing that there are already some studies that prove the link between the mind and the body. Like most of us, I have been educated that any psychosomatic symptoms are just in the mind therefore not a real health issue. I am now happy to learn that for those who have health issues, there are ...more
Sue
Feb 10, 2019 rated it liked it
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I didn't learn anything radically new from this book, but it was well laid out, with one chapter per topic, and it was comprehensive. The Prof was fairly easy to listen to. The pdf transcript was very helpful as it will allow me to skip to useful sections more easily than with the audio.

There was quite a bit of scientific and technical language used and, although it was all explained in the earlier chapters, I would say this is a book you need to really concentrate on in order to get the most o
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Benjamin
Sep 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed both the presentation and information in this course. It looks at how health and behavior are linked, and it uses a lot of more recent studies and information to build up its points. I especially liked the portion on cognitive therapy.
Hannah
Sep 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Teeming with information! Every chapter of this book dove into something new! I loved the presentation with the stories and data, and had a great time exploring the Mind-Body Medicine!
Alex
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Pretty amazing. Worth multiple readings.
Mjmiyargmail.com
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Excellent in every way, covers illnesses and what to do about them.
Kat
Nov 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very good information, but it was more technical than I was expecting. I had to really pay close attention and back track many times to fully grasp the medical terms. Since I generally listen in the car, it took me a lot longer to get through this one than normal.
Ali
Dec 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Satterfield is a highly empathetic and knowledgeable teacher. This is an excellent and up-to-date summary of the field.
Vilma
Nov 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I learned a great deal from this course. The Great Course series has become my new favorite for continuing ed.
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