David Spiegel, MD, is an American professor of psychiatry, researching mind-body connection with a specialty in the realm of hypnosis and neuroscience.
Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, journalist Shannon Harvey went in search of the missing link in healthcare. Featuring interviews with leading scientists The Connection proves we have more to say about our health than we thought.
In this clip taken from the full interview for the feature documentary 'The Connection,' mind body expert Dr. David Spiegel elaborates on the power of group support and why your friends and family help you live longer.
A pioneer in the world of mind-body healing, the author provides support and guidance for those living with life-threatening illness, showing how, with the help of support groups, people can live longer and fuller lives.
Your eyelids are getting heavy, your arms are going limp and you feel like you’re floating through space.
Hypnosis is a specific form of brain activity that involves highly focused attention, coupled with dissociation, openness to suggestion, and an enhanced ability to modulate perception.
Wilson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine Stanford University.
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