Books | David R Hamilton PhDAll rights reserved. Psychiatrist Andrew Leuchter holds two pills—one containing medication, the other a placebo. Patients don't know which one is which, but they both could offer effective treatment. Illness is best cured with drugs. That assumption has prevailed since pharmaceuticals became widely available. But in recent years there has been a growing interest in alternative medicines, many of which employ mental or spiritual powers to heal the body. Now research into the biochemistry of placebos is showing that these remedies are not as wacky as they sound and that we are, indeed, capable of curing ourselves.
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Scientific evidence has proven that kindness changes the brain, impacts the heart and immune system, is an antidote to depression, improves relationships and even slows the ageing process. Yet more than this, kindness can power real and lasting change in the world. This little guide shows how the practice of kindness can increase your happiness, improve your health, help you to forge stronger connections with others and positively affect the world we live in. This book is beautifully illustrated and contains written content plus exercises, meditations and strategies, and a references page at the back containing a list of scientific references cited in the book. There is no longer any doubt that the way we think affects our bodies: countless scientific studies have shown this to be true.
These things are visceral. But there is a scientific explanation: factors such as social support and positive expectation inherent in these treatments can trigger physiological changes that ease symptoms. For thousands of years, it has been something we just do! Where do you find a witch doctor.