When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection
When the Body Says No provides fresh information regarding important issues concerning the effects of stress on health. Dr. Mate summarizes the latest scientific findings about the role that stress and individual emotional makeup play in an array of diseases.
From the Back Cover Gabor Maté, M.D., skillfully blends recent advances in biomedicine with the personal stories of his patients to provide empowering insights into how deeply developmental experiences shape our health, behavior, attitudes, and relationships. A must read. -- Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., author of The Biology of Belief The interviewees' stories are often touching and haunting. . . . Maté carefully explains the biological mechanisms that are activated when stress and trauma exert a powerful influence on the body. . . . Readers will be grateful for the final chapter . . . in which Maté presents an open formula for healing and the prevention of illness from hidden stress. -- Quill & Quire In this important book, Dr. Gabor Maté combines a passionate examination of his patients' life histories with lucid explanations of the science behind mind-body unity. -- Richard Earle, Ph.D. When the Body Says No provides transformative insights into how disease can be the body's way of saying no to what the mind cannot or will not acknowledge--and how we can heal.