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Healing Spaces The Science of Place and Well-Being

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ISBN-10: 0674033361

ISBN-13: 9780674033368

Edition: 2009

Authors: Esther M. Sternberg, M.D. Sternberg

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Does the world make you sick? If the distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind, might your surroundings also have the power to heal you? This is the question Esther Sternberg explores in Healing Spaces, a look at the marvelously rich nexus of mind and body, perception and place.Sternberg immerses us in the discoveries that have revealed a complicated working relationship between the senses, the emotions, and the immune system. First among these is the story of the researcher who, in the 1980s, found that hospital patients with a view of nature healed faster than those without. How could a pleasant view speed…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 5/31/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Healing Places
Seeing and Healing
Sound and Silence
Cotton Wool and Clouds of Frankincense
Mazes and Labyrinths
Finding Your Way
. . . and Losing It
Healing Thought and Healing Prayer
Hormones of Hope and Healing
Hospitals and Well-Being
Healing Cities, Healing World
Healing Gardens and My Place of Peace
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index