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Counter clockwise : mindful health and the power of possibility

Author: Ellen J Langer
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Investigates the nature of the link between the nonmaterial mind to the material body, arguing that people do not have to accept preconceived notions about how health declines with age, and offering advice on how to open the mind to the psychology of possibility.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen J Langer
ISBN: 9780345502049 0345502043
OCLC Number: 251204473
Description: xiii, 215 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Counterclockwise --
Health, unlimited --
Variability --
The social construction of health --
Re-engineering medical rules --
Words in context --
What's in a word? --
Limiting experts --
Mindful aging --
Becoming health learners.
Other Titles: Counterclockwise
Responsibility: Ellen J. Langer.

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Investigates the nature of the link between the nonmaterial mind to the material body, arguing that people do not have to accept preconceived notions about how health declines with age, and offering advice on how to open the mind to the psychology of possibility.

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