Sick and Tired: Healing the Illnesses Doctors Cannot Cure

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9780297607052: Sick and Tired: Healing the Illnesses Doctors Cannot Cure

At the end of a century that has witnessed incredible technological advances, there is a vast increase in physical diseases that cannot be adequately diagnosed or treated. Recent years have seen an explosion of seemingly new conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, bulimia nervosa and post-traumatic stress disorder. In this fascinating book, Read explains how some people become physically ill in response to life changes such as unemployment, divorce, and violent crime, whereas others seem able to cope. What's more, he argues that treatment will be successful only if we understand these illnesses in the light of the patient's personality and experiences.

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Professor Nick Read is in private practice as a Physician and Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist. He is the chairman of the IBS Network (a patient advocacy and self help group) has occupied academic chairs in Physiology, Human Nutrition and Integrated Medicine, edited 10 books and authored over 500 papers. When not writing or seeing patients he enjoys good food and wine and balances the calorie intake by fell-running. He has a longstanding passion for the wilderness and wildlife and is also a keen (though disappointed) supporter of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club.

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'Sick and Tired is an inspiring book.' -- FOODS MATTER

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