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    DescriptionStress. It is everywhere around us. Even worse, it gets inside us: sapping our energy, undermining our health, and making us more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, and disease. Now, based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this groundbreaking book shows you how to use natural, medically proven methods to soothe and heal your body, mind, and spirit. By using the practices described within, you can learn to manage chronic pain resulting from illness and/or stress related disorders.discover the roles that anger and tension play in heart disease. reduce anxiety and feelings of panic.improve overall quality of life and relationships through mindfulness meditation and mindful yoga. More timely than ever before, Full Catastrophe Living is a book for the young and the old, the well, the ill, and anyone trying to live a healthier and saner life in today's world.


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    Title
    Full Catastrophe Living
    Subtitle
    Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jon Kabat-Zinn, Preface by Thich Nhat Hanh
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 650
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780345536938
    ISBN 10: 0345536932
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: VFJS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: VXH
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 155.9042
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24620
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 725
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    DC22: 155.9042
    Libri: I-HE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    DC22: 155.9/042
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A66260000
    BISAC V2.8: HEA032000
    B&T Approval Code: A37384000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA010000, SEL024000
    LC classification: RA785 .K33 2013
    Thema V1.0: VFD, VS, VXH, VFJS
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised, Updated ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white line drawings, figures
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Bantam Dell Publishing Group, Div of Random House, Inc
    Publication date
    24 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is professor emeritus of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, as well as founder and former director of its world-renowned Stress Reduction Clinic. He is the author of "Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness; Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life; Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness; "and co-author, with his wife, Myla, of "Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting." He lectures and leads retreats on mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for health professionals worldwide. He received a Pioneer in Integrative Medicine award from the Bravewell Collaborative in 2007 and the 2008 Mind & Brain Prize from the Center for Cognitive Science at the University of Turin, Italy. His books are in print in more than thirty languages.
    Review quote
    "To say that this wise, deep book is helpful to those who face the challenges of human crisis would be a vast understatement. It is essential, unique, and, above all, fundamentally healing."--Donald M. Berwick, M.D., president emeritus and senior fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement "One of the great classics of mind/body medicine."--Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., author of "Kitchen Table Wisdom" "A book for everyone . . . Jon Kabat-Zinn has done more than any other person on the planet to spread the power of mindfulness to the lives of ordinary people and major societal institutions."--Richard J. Davidson, founder and chair, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison "This is the ultimate owner's manual for our lives. What a gift!"--Amy Gross, former editor in chief, "O: The Oprah Magazine" "I first read "Full Catastrophe Living" in my early twenties and it changed my life."--Chade-Meng Tan, Jolly Good Fellow of Google and author of "Search Inside Yourself" "Jon Kabat-Zinn's classic work on the practice of mindfulness to alleviate stress and human suffering stands the test of time, a most useful resource and practical guide. I recommend this new edition enthusiastically to doctors, patients, and anyone interested in learning to use the power of focused awareness to meet life's challenges, whether great or small."--Andrew Weil, M.D., author of "Spontaneous Happiness" and "8 Weeks to Optimum Health" "How wonderful to have a new and updated version of this classic book that invited so many of us down a path that transformed our minds and awakened us to the beauty of each moment, day-by-day, through our lives. This second edition, building on the first, is sure to become a treasured sourcebook and traveling companion for new generations who seek the wisdom to live full and fulfilling lives."--Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., president emerita of Wellesley College "In this brillian