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Self-Help and Hubris in Cancer Care

  • Terence E. Lear

Abstract

The person who is ill may be worried and afraid about his body, worried about the effects of his illness on his loved ones, worried about his job and other social affairs, and worried about his spiritual life or the meaning of his life.

Keywords

Cancer CARE Mental Imagery Autogenic Training Reticular Activate System Unconventional Therapy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Terence E. Lear
    • 1
  1. 1.Cheyne Walk ClinicSt. Crispin HospitalNorthamptonEngland

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