9781596590908

The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders

Sarno, John E.

ISBN 10: 1596590904 / 1-59659-090-4
ISBN 13: 9781596590908
Publisher: Your Coach Digital
Publication Date: 2007

Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:

The book that will change the way we think about health and illness, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Healing Back Pain

The Divided Mind is the crowning achievement of Dr. John E. Sarno's long and successful career as a groundbreaking medical pioneer. While his earlier books dealt almost exclusively with the common, virtually universal musculoskeletal pain disorders affecting the back, neck, and shoulders as well as various locations in the arms and legs, in The Divided Mind, Dr. Sarno goes beyond pain and addresses the entire spectrum of psychosomatic (mindbody) disorders. These include common stomach and bowel conditions (e.g., gastric reflux, irritable bowel syndrome), allergies, skin disorders, genitourinary conditions, headaches, and many more.

In Dr. Sarno's view, the crucial interaction between the generally reasonable, rational, ethical, and moral conscious mind and the repressed feelings of emotional pain, hurt, sadness, and anger characteristic of the unconscious mind appears to be the basis for mindbody disorders. The Divided Mind traces the history of psychosomatic medicine, including Freud's crucial role as well as his failures. Most important, it describes the psychology of the human condition that is responsible for the broad range of psychosomatic illness. Dr. Sarno believes that the failure of medicine's practitioners to recognize and appropriately treat mindbody disorders has produced public health and economic problems of major proportions in the United States.

One of the most interesting and important aspects of psychosomatic phenomena is the fact that knowledge and awareness of the process clearly have healing powers. Thousands of people have become pain-free simply by reading Healing Back Pain or The Mindbody Prescription, Dr. Sarno's previous books. How and why this happens is a fascinating story, and one that is sure to be repeated as readers experience The Divided Mind.


Editorial reviews may belong to another edition of this title.
 

The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders: Search Results

1.
The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders (ISBN: 1596590904 / 1-59659-090-4)
Sarno, John E.
ISBN 10: 1596590904
ISBN 13: 9781596590908
Bookseller: Bookmans (Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Your Coach Digital, 2007. Audio CD. Book Condition: Acceptable. Some shelf wear. Satisfaction 100% guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001313244

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 144.07
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
2.
Divided Mind (ISBN: 9781596590908)
Sarno, John E.
ISBN 10: 1596590904
ISBN 13: 9781596590908
Bookseller: TextbookRush (Grandview Hts, OH, U.S.A.)
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating
Quantity Available: 1

Book Description: Gildan Media Corporation. Book Condition: Good. Ships SAME or NEXT business day. We Ship to APO/FPO addr. Choose EXPEDITED shipping and receive in 2-5 business days within the United States. See our member profile for customer support contact info. We have an easy return policy. Bookseller Inventory # 38473737

Bookseller & Payment Information | More Books from this Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Add Book to Shopping Basket
Price: US$ 144.44
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
View All Listings for this Book