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Vintage Canada #ad - When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress #ad - With great compassion and erudition, Gabor Maté demystifies medical science and, as he did in Scattered Minds, invites us all to be our own health advocates. In this accessible and groundbreaking book--filled with the moving stories of real people--medical doctor and bestselling author Gabor Maté shows that emotion and psychological stress play a powerful role in the onset of chronic illness, prostate cancer, multiple sclerosis and many others, including breast cancer, even Alzheimer's disease.

When the body says no is an impressive contribution to research on the physiological connection between life's stresses and emotions and the body systems governing nerves, immune apparatus and hormones.

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When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection

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Wiley #ad - Wiley TP. Now in paperback, the bestselling exploration of the effects of the mind-body connection on stress and diseaseCan a person literally die of loneliness? Is there such a thing as a ""cancer personality""? Drawing on scientific research and the author's decades of experience as a practicing physician, this book provides answers to these and other important questions about the effect of the mind-body link on illness and health and the role that stress and one's individual emotional makeup play in an array of common diseases.

When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection #ad - Explores the role of the mind-body link in conditions and diseases such as arthritis, and lance armstrong testicular canceran international bestseller translated into fifteen languages, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, When the Body Says No promotes learning and healing, including those of people such as Lou Gehrig ALS, Ronald Reagan Alzheimer's, and multiple sclerosisDraws on medical research and the author's clinical experience as a family physicianIncludes The Seven A's of Healing-principles of healing and the prevention of illness from hidden stressShares dozens of enlightening case studies and stories, IBS, Betty Ford breast cancer, Gilda Radner ovarian cancer, providing transformative insights into how disease can be the body's way of saying no to what the mind cannot or will not acknowledge.

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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

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North Atlantic Books #ad - The mix of personal stories—including the author’s candid discussion of his own "high-status" addictive tendencies—and science with positive solutions makes the book equally useful for lay readers and professionals. Maté presents addiction not as a discrete phenomenon confined to an unfortunate or weak-willed few, and neurological development, but as a continuum that runs throughout and perhaps underpins our society; not a medical "condition" distinct from the lives it affects, emotional, rather the result of a complex interplay among personal history, brain chemistry, and the drugs and behaviors of addiction.

Based on gabor maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach. Dr. Wiley TP. In the realm of hungry ghosts argues persuasively against contemporary health, social, and criminal justice policies toward addiction and those impacted by it.

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Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It

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Plume #ad - Maté believes that our social and emotional environments play a key role in both the cause of and cure for this condition. While acknowledging that genetics may indeed play a part in predisposing a person toward ADD, Dr. In scattered, he describes the painful realities of ADD and its effect on children as well as on career and social paths in adults.

In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Providing a thorough overview of add and its treatments, Scattered is essential and life-changing reading for the millions of ADD sufferers in North America today. Gabor maté, an adult with add and the father of three add children, shared the latest information on: ·         the external factors that trigger add ·         How to create an environment that promotes health and healing ·         Ritalin and other drugs ·         ADD adults …and much moreAttention Deficit Disorder ADD has quickly become a controversial topic in recent years.

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It #ad - . Wiley TP. Plume Books. Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr. Maté moves beyond that to focus on the things we can control: changes in environment, family dynamics, and parenting choices. He draws heavily on his own experience with the disorder, as both an ADD sufferer and the parent of three diagnosed children.

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Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers

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Ballantine Books #ad - Plume Books. Hold on to your kids explains the causes of this crucial breakdown of parental influence—and demonstrates ways to “reattach” to sons and daughters, make kids feel safe and understood, establish the proper hierarchy in the home, and earn back your children’s loyalty and love. This “peer orientation” undermines family cohesion, interferes with healthy development, and fosters a hostile and sexualized youth culture.

Wiley TP. Children end up becoming overly conformist, and alienated, desensitized, and being “cool” matters more to them than anything else. International authority on child development Gordon Neufeld, Ph. D. Joins forces with bestselling author Gabor Maté, M. D. To tackle one of the most disturbing trends of our time: Children today looking to their peers for direction—their values, identity, and codes of behavior.

Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers #ad - North Atlantic Books. This updated edition also specifically addresses the unprecedented parenting challenges posed by the rise of digital devices and social media. By helping to reawaken instincts innate to us all, Neufeld and Maté will empower parents to be what nature intended: a true source of contact, security, and warmth for their children.

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Scattered Minds : A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder

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In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness

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North Atlantic Books #ad - Unraveling trauma in the body, brain and Mind—a Revolution in Treatment**In this culmination of his life’s work, Peter A. Levine draws on his broad experience as a clinician, a stress scientist and a keen observer of the naturalistic animal world to explain the nature and transformation of trauma in the body, a student of comparative brain research, brain and psyche.

North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. In an unspoken voice is based on the idea that trauma is neither a disease nor a disorder, but rather an injury caused by fright, helplessness and loss that can be healed by engaging our innate capacity to self-regulate high states of arousal and intense emotions.

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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

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Penguin Books #ad - Plume Books. Dr. In the body keeps the score, engagement, he uses recent scientific advances to show how trauma literally reshapes both body and brain, compromising sufferers’ capacities for pleasure, self-control, and trust. Wiley TP. A new york times science bestseller •“Packed with science and human stories, the book is an intense read.

Bessel van der kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts on trauma, has spent over three decades working with survivors. Penguin Books. North Atlantic Books. Used book in Good Condition. He explores innovative treatments—from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga—that offer new paths to recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma #ad - Van der kolk’s own research and that of other leading specialists,  The Body Keeps the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal—and offers new hope for reclaiming lives. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence.

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Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

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North Atlantic Books #ad - Ballantine Books. The reader is taken on a guided tour of the subtle, yet powerful impulses that govern our responses to overwhelming life events. Penguin Books. Through heightened awareness of these sensations trauma can be healed. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity.

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Nature's Lessons in Healing Trauma. Waking the tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. North Atlantic Books. North Atlantic Books. It asks and answers an intriguing question: why are animals in the wild, rarely traumatized? By understanding the dynamics that make wild animals virtually immune to traumatic symptoms, though threatened routinely, the mystery of human trauma is revealed.

Waking the tiger normalizes the symptoms of trauma and the steps needed to heal them. People are often traumatized by seemingly ordinary experiences. Wiley TP. North Atlantic Books. Plume Books. To do this, it employs a series of exercises that help us focus on bodily sensations.

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The Fellowship of the River: A Medical Doctor's Exploration into Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine

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Joseph Tafur #ad - North Atlantic Books. Dr. I have watched people spend years in frustration and thousands of dollars consulting an army of specialists, without getting real relief from their problem. Follow Dr. Tafur through the amazon jungle as he develops a breakthrough understanding of how psychoactive plants interact with the complex network that connects our minds and hearts to our physical anatomy.

Tafur helps us to understand why. North Atlantic Books. Ballantine Books. The stories shared here demonstrate the astonishing—mystical, colorful, metaphysical—effects of ayahuasca and Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine. Tafur presents here is nothing short of a paradigm shift for modern medicine, where sacred plants, used properly in ceremony, take their place as important tools in the doctor’s medicine chest, offering the missing elements of emotional and spiritual healing that have eluded us for so long.

The Fellowship of the River: A Medical Doctor's Exploration into Traditional Amazonian Plant Medicine #ad - Western medicine has not been particularly successful at getting people relief from conditions like depression, addiction, migraine headaches, chronic pain, and PTSD. Penguin Books. What Dr. This is where traditional plant medicines, with their ability to alter consciousness and open channels of communication to our emotions, offer so much promise.

Because these and others are diseases deeply connected with the state of our emotional bodies. Plume Books.

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Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory

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North Atlantic Books #ad - Peter levine creator of the somatic experiencing approach tackles one of the most difficult and controversial questions of PTSD/trauma therapy: Can we trust our memories? While some argue that traumatic memories are unreliable and not useful, others insist that we absolutely must rely on memory to make sense of past experience.

Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past: A Practical Guide for Understanding and Working with Traumatic Memory #ad - In trauma and Memory, bestselling author Dr. While acknowledging that memory can be trusted, he argues that the only truly useful memories are those that might initially seem to be the least reliable: memories stored in the body and not necessarily accessible by our conscious mind. While much work has been done in the field of trauma studies to address "explicit" traumatic memories in the brain such as intrusive thoughts or flashbacks, much less attention has been paid to how the body itself stores "implicit" memory, and how much of what we think of as "memory" actually comes to us through our often unconsciously accessed felt sense.

Levine suggests that there are elements of truth in both camps. Plume Books. Used book in Good Condition. Ballantine Books. North Atlantic Books. Building on his 45 years of successful treatment of trauma and utilizing case studies from his own practice, Dr.

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