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Thursday, October 01, 2009

New book about medicine available April, 2010

Thomas Moore’s new book, Care of the Soul in Medicine: Healing Guidance for Patients and the People Who Care for Them is available in hardcover, 15 April 2010.

According to publisher, Hay House, "Care of the Soul In Medicine is Moore’s manifesto about the future of healthcare. In this new vision of care, Moore speaks to the importance of healing a person rather than simply treating a body. He gives advice to both healthcare providers and patients for maintaining dignity and humanity. He provides spiritual guidance for dealing with feelings of mortality and threat, encouraging patients to not only take an active part in healing but also to view illness as a positive passage to new awareness. While we don’t fully understand the extent to which healing depends on attitude; it has been shown that healing needs to focus on more than the body."

Care of the Soul in Medicine
Hardcover: 200 pages
Publisher: Hay House (15 April 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1401925634
ISBN-13: 978-1401925635

Matt Laughlin interviews Moore in Unified Health: A Clinician’s Forum (Fall 2009, volume 5, issue 17) under the headline, "A conversation with Thomas Moore." Moore talks about Writing in the Sand and his new book, Care of the Soul in Medicine. This interview is available as a 6-page pdf download:
http://www.unified-health-journal.com/support-files/thomas-moore-int-soul-of-medicine.pdf

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