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Why Do People Get Ill? By Darian Leader

Why Do People Get Ill?
by Darian Leader

Have you ever wondered why people get ill when they do? This work explores the relationship between our minds and our bodies. Containing case studies, research and insights into why we fall ill, this book is intended for those who care about their own health and that of other people.
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Why Do People Get Ill? Summary


Why Do People Get Ill?: Exploring the Mind-body Connection by Darian Leader

Have you ever wondered why people get ill when they do? How does the mind affect the body? Why does modern medicine seem to have so little interest in the unconscious processes that can make us fall ill? And what, if anything, can we do about it?

Why Do People Get Ill? lucidly explores the relationship between our minds and our bodies. Containing remarkable case studies, cutting-edge research and startling new insights into why we fall ill, this intriguing and thought-provoking book should be read by anyone who cares about their own health and that of other people.

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Why Do People Get Ill? Reviews


Praise for Darian Leader:

'Elegant, erudite, illuminating' Alain de Botton

'Funny, clever, brilliant and hopeful' GQ


Praise for Darian Leader:

'Elegant, erudite, illuminating' Alain de Botton

'Funny, clever, brilliant and hopeful' GQ

About Darian Leader


Darian Leader is a British psychoanalyst and the author of Introducing Lacan, Why Do Women Write More Letters Than They Post?, Promises Lovers Make When It Gets Late, Freud's Footnotes, Stealing the Mona Lisa, Why do People Get Ill (co-written with David Corfield), The New Black, What Is Madness, Strictly Bipolar and Hands. He practises psychoanalysis in London, and he is a member of the College of Psychoanalysts and a founding member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research.

Additional information

GOR001602552
Why Do People Get Ill?: Exploring the Mind-body Connection by Darian Leader
Darian Leader
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
2007-02-22
384
0241143160
9780241143162
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