skip to content
The healing brain : breakthrough discoveries about how the brain keeps us healthy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The healing brain : breakthrough discoveries about how the brain keeps us healthy

Author: Robert E Ornstein; David S Sobel
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The authors here describe "the brain as the central factor for each individual's health. They relate how the brain regulates pain, the immune system, heart function, etc. They {contend} ... that our emotions, social bonds, worldview, and way of defining and solving problems all affect the brain. The result impacts in either positive or negative ways on our health."
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Popular Work
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ornstein, Robert E. (Robert Evan), 1942-
Healing brain.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1987
(OCoLC)988080223
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Ornstein; David S Sobel
ISBN: 0671619454 9780671619459
OCLC Number: 14905127
Description: 301 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: In sickness and in health --
Bodyguards --
The self-ish brain: feeling our way through an unstable world --
Powerful placebo --
Pharmacy within: beliefs, endorphins, and the intrinsic pain relief system --
Great expectations: on the mental reduction of warts and enlargement of breasts --
Small worlds, small brains: making up your mind --
People need people --
From the individual to the social body --
Mind-made immunity: on grief, lymphocytes, and sharks of the mind --
Pressure: social and blood --
Heart fell apart: on self-centeredness, hostility, and sudden death --
Friends can be good medicine --
Feeling bored, feeling blitzed --
Of hardiness, coherence, and stability.
Responsibility: Robert Ornstein and David Sobel.

Abstract:

The authors here describe "the brain as the central factor for each individual's health. They relate how the brain regulates pain, the immune system, heart function, etc. They {contend} ... that our emotions, social bonds, worldview, and way of defining and solving problems all affect the brain. The result impacts in either positive or negative ways on our health."

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14905127> # The healing brain : breakthrough discoveries about how the brain keeps us healthy
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "14905127" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/medicine_psychosomatic> ; # Medicine, Psychosomatic
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/brain> ; # Brain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/health> ; # Health
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/brain_physiology> ; # Brain--physiology
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/613/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/psychophysiology> ; # Psychophysiology
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/27119751> ; # David Stuart Sobel
    schema:copyrightYear "1987" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/44344382> ; # Robert Evan Ornstein
    schema:datePublished "1987" ;
    schema:description "In sickness and in health -- Bodyguards -- The self-ish brain: feeling our way through an unstable world -- Powerful placebo -- Pharmacy within: beliefs, endorphins, and the intrinsic pain relief system -- Great expectations: on the mental reduction of warts and enlargement of breasts -- Small worlds, small brains: making up your mind -- People need people -- From the individual to the social body -- Mind-made immunity: on grief, lymphocytes, and sharks of the mind -- Pressure: social and blood -- Heart fell apart: on self-centeredness, hostility, and sudden death -- Friends can be good medicine -- Feeling bored, feeling blitzed -- Of hardiness, coherence, and stability."@en ;
    schema:description "The authors here describe "the brain as the central factor for each individual's health. They relate how the brain regulates pain, the immune system, heart function, etc. They {contend} ... that our emotions, social bonds, worldview, and way of defining and solving problems all affect the brain. The result impacts in either positive or negative ways on our health.""@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/8200461> ;
    schema:genre "Popular Work"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/988080223> ;
    schema:name "The healing brain : breakthrough discoveries about how the brain keeps us healthy"@en ;
    schema:productID "14905127" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/14905127#PublicationEvent/new_york_simon_and_schuster_1987> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Agent/simon_and_schuster> ; # Simon and Schuster
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780671619459> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/14905127> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Agent/simon_and_schuster> # Simon and Schuster
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Simon and Schuster" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/brain_physiology> # Brain--physiology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Brain--physiology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/medicine_psychosomatic> # Medicine, Psychosomatic
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medicine, Psychosomatic"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/8200461#Topic/psychophysiology> # Psychophysiology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Psychophysiology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27119751> # David Stuart Sobel
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sobel" ;
    schema:givenName "David Stuart" ;
    schema:givenName "David S." ;
    schema:name "David Stuart Sobel" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44344382> # Robert Evan Ornstein
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1942" ;
    schema:familyName "Ornstein" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert Evan" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert E." ;
    schema:name "Robert Evan Ornstein" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780671619459>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0671619454" ;
    schema:isbn "9780671619459" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/988080223>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Healing brain." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14905127> ; # The healing brain : breakthrough discoveries about how the brain keeps us healthy
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/14905127>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14905127> ; # The healing brain : breakthrough discoveries about how the brain keeps us healthy
    schema:dateModified "2018-12-03" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.