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The Power of Positive Thinking

  • Jerry C. Jacobs
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals in Pediatrics book series (CM PEDIATRICS)

Abstract

In Greek, the root for the words pain and punishment is the same. It is no surprise that humans look upon pain as punishment. Guilty feelings induced by pain lead to penitence, atonement, self-denial, and self-deprecation.

Keywords

Cystic Fibrosis Sexual Gratification Sick Child Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Positive Thinking 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerry C. Jacobs
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric Rheumatology Department of Pediatrics College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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