The Cure Within by Anne Harrington audiobook

The Cure Within: A History of Mind-Body Medicine

By Anne Harrington
Read by Christina Traister

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10.23 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781721339587

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"A splendid history of mind-body medicine...a book that desperately needed to be written." ―Jerome Groopman, New York Times Is stress a deadly disease on the rise in modern society? Can mind-body practices from the East help us become well? When it comes to healing, we believe we must look beyond doctors and drugs; we must look within ourselves. Faith, relationships, and attitude matter. But why do we believe such things? From psychoanalysis to the placebo effect to meditation, this vibrant cultural history describes mind-body healing as rooted in a patchwork of stories, allowing us to make new sense of our suffering and to rationalize new treatments and lifestyles.

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"A splendid history of mind-body medicine...a book that desperately needed to be written." ―Jerome Groopman, New York Times

Is stress a deadly disease on the rise in modern society? Can mind-body practices from the East help us become well? When it comes to healing, we believe we must look beyond doctors and drugs; we must look within ourselves. Faith, relationships, and attitude matter.

But why do we believe such things? From psychoanalysis to the placebo effect to meditation, this vibrant cultural history describes mind-body healing as rooted in a patchwork of stories, allowing us to make new sense of our suffering and to rationalize new treatments and lifestyles.

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Author Bio: Anne Harrington

Author Bio: Anne Harrington Anne Harrington is the Franklin L. Ford Professor of the History of Science and director of undergraduate studies at Harvard University, as well as the author of three books, including Reenchanted Science and The Cure Within. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Runtime: 10.23
Audience: Adult
Language: English