Imagination and Medicine : The Future of Healing in an Age of Neuroscience

Imagination and Medicine : The Future of Healing in an Age of Neuroscience

Description

In this groundbreaking collection of essays, medical scientists in a number of fields join with practitioners from the fields of non-Western medicine"the Asklepieia, body/soul therapies, and dreamwork"to explore the intimate relationship between imagination and physical health. By looking at medical science, these scholars, physicians, and healers offer their vision of what medical treatment and psychotherapy might look like in the future. Artists and architects with expertise in health care also describe and present new designs for healing centers that bring together current scientific knowledge and age-old healing practices. This collection will be of great interest to those looking to the future in the fields of therapy, medicine, and the healing professions.


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Details

Author(s)
Stephen Aizenstat
Format
Paperback | 242 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 12mm | 330g
Publication date
26 Aug 2009
Publisher
SPRING JOURNAL
Publication City/Country
Woodstock, CT, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
1, black & white illustrations
ISBN10
1882670620
ISBN13
9781882670628
Bestsellers rank
842,256