Bernie S. Siegel, MD, is an American medical doctor, retired surgeon, and author focusing on the mind-body connection, specifically the impact love has in the healing process. He has helped to bridge the worlds of allopathic medicine and alternative healing approaches.
Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system. The truth is: love heals. Miracles happen to exceptional patients every day - patients who have the courage to love, those who have the courage to work with their doctors to participate in and influence their own recovery.
Dr. Bernie Siegel is the author of many books on the healing power of the body and the spirit, but this time he wants to encourage readers not only to learn from his life and advice, but to create their own manuals for living as well.
Suitable for patients, visitors, and caregivers, this title includes strategies which help them become participants in the healing process—and are then able to communicate their needs to doctors and staff simply and effectively, thereby creating a healing team where everyone is moving in the same...