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Book Title: Beyond the Relaxation Response|
The author of the book: Herbert Benson
Date of issue: September 1st 1985
ISBN 13: 9780425081839
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 363 KB
Read full description of the books Beyond the Relaxation Response:From the bestselling author of The Relaxation Response, a practical program that may help you:
- Relieve headaches, backaches, and chest pains
- Lower blood pressure and cholesterol
- Mitigate insomnia and decrease anxiety
In just minutes a day, you can easily master the stress-reduction techniques that have helped millions conquer or alleviate one of today's most serious and widespread health problems. Employing neither drugs nor doctors, Dr. Benson's program is considered by many to be the most beneficial step forward in personal health and well-being in our time.
Read information about the authorHerbert Benson, M.D. (born 1935), is an American cardiologist and founder of the Mind/Body Medical Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He graduated from Wesleyan University and Harvard Medical School.
Benson is Mind/Body Medical Institute Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and director emeritus of the Benson-Henry Institute (BHI). He is the author or co-author of more than 175 scientific publications and 11 books. More than four million copies of his books have been printed in many languages.
Benson is a pioneer in mind/body medicine, one of the first Western physicians to bring spirituality and healing into medicine. In his 35+ year career, he has defined the relaxation response and continues to lead teaching and research into its efficacy in counteracting the harmful effects of stress. The recipient of numerous national and international awards, Dr. Benson lectures widely about mind/body medicine and the BHI's work. His expertise is frequently sought by national and international news media, and he appears in scores of newspapers, magazines, and television programs each year. Dr. Benson's research extends from the laboratory to the clinic to Asian field expeditions. His work serves as a bridge between medicine and religion, East and West, mind and body, and belief and science.
Benson participated in a dialogue that was held at Harvard in March 1991, as part of a conversation between scientists and Buddhists initiated by 14th Dalaï Lama, organized by the Mind and Life Institute. Book Review: MindScience.
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