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The Mindbody Prescription Audiobook

The Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain

Dr. John E. Sarno's Healing Back Pain is a New York Times best seller that has helped over 500,000 readers. Continuing the research since his ground-breaking book, the renowned physician now presents his most complete work yet on the vital connection between mental and bodily health.... Musculoskeletal pain disorders have reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with most doctors failing to recognize their underlying cause.
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Dr. John E. Sarno's Healing Back Pain is a New York Times best seller that has helped over 500,000 readers. Continuing the research since his ground-breaking book, the renowned physician now presents his most complete work yet on the vital connection between mental and bodily health....

Musculoskeletal pain disorders have reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with most doctors failing to recognize their underlying cause. In this acclaimed volume, Dr. Sarno reveals how many painful conditions - including most neck and back pain, migraine, repetitive stress injuries, whiplash, and tendonitises - are rooted in repressed emotions... and shows how they can be successfully treated without drugs, physical measures, or surgery. His innovative program has already produced gratifying results for thousands of patients. The Mindbody Prescription is your invaluable key to a healthy and pain-free life.

©1998 John E. Sarno, M.D. (P)2012 Hachette Audio

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    Felipe Aranha 01-31-15
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    "If you have chronic pain, READ THIS BOOK!"

    This book and Dr. Sarno's TMS theory is a much needed revolution in modern medicine. It deals with the question of chronic pain that most doctors don't have a clue of how to deal.

    Just the act of reading it (listening) i was relieved of a Tennis Elbow condition that have been bothering (to say the least) me for almost 3 years! Now i'm practicing the exercises for dealing with the "unconsious rage" and feeling that i' definetely on the right track!

    Thank you Dr. Sarno for your wisdom and dedication! You have saved many lives!

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    Amazon Customer San Diego, CA United States 06-30-14
    Amazon Customer San Diego, CA United States 06-30-14

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    "It works"
    If you could sum up The Mindbody Prescription in three words, what would they be?

    Amazing Amazing Amazing


    What other book might you compare The Mindbody Prescription to and why?

    I have read The Matrix and other books..this book works...


    Have you listened to any of Brian Holsopple’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    It was ok....the reader is never the key...its the content.


    What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Mindbody Prescription?

    My thumb was hurting as I was reading the book...I started thinking about what I was in rage about...as I kept on listening and looking internally at what was going on...in 2 hours...the pain was gone...


    Any additional comments?

    The book works..read it...my friend told me about the back pain book...and what it had done for her...read this one...

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    Mario Streger São Paulo / Brazil 03-08-14
    Mario Streger São Paulo / Brazil 03-08-14
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    "Nice approach to the pain problem"
    What made the experience of listening to The Mindbody Prescription the most enjoyable?

    Dr. Sarno has a nice view of the origin of the pains we have in our bodies. I particularly suffer of neck pain for 20 years and no doctor could find a solution, a cure or a relief. After reading Dr. Sarno's books I am sure that my problem is psychosomatic, but I could not relief my pain by only reading it. I wrote Dr. Sarno, but he is already retired, so I'll need psychotherapy to get better. At least there is a hope...


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    Etienne 06-23-12
    Etienne 06-23-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Emotions, Disease and Well-Being Bible"
    What made the experience of listening to The Mindbody Prescription the most enjoyable?

    Excellent, book, excellent work! Dr. Sarno is a saint! Through his amazing work, identifying TMS he has changed, is changing and will change the life's of so many people that are suffering unnecessarily because of societies erroneous beliefs about unifying mind and body i.e. the link between emotions and disease. This is the kind of thing that doctors should be taught at medical school. A must read!


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    Jessie MADISON, WI, United States 04-18-14
    Jessie MADISON, WI, United States 04-18-14 Member Since 2015
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    What could John E. Sarno, M.D. have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    I feel his decision to write this book is unethical. He frequently says that his assertions are "controversial." What is really meant is that they are disproved by science, in many cases. He clearly has grabbed on to this one idea (that some physical symptoms can be caused by repressed emotion) and then haphazardly educated himself on Freud (super terrible person, much disproved) and then sees everything through this lens of "everything is caused by repressed emotion." Yes, modern humans repress emotions too much. But... There are many factors.... And his using his MD to give validity to what he's saying when he has no formal training in psychology is unethical. Many things he has to say about psychology are untrue and are obviously him just projecting his own abnormalities upon all humans to help him feel more normal and OK. I hate it when authors have such obvious defense mechanisms which cause them to skew their views...


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    vtl 12-09-12
    vtl 12-09-12
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    "IGNORES SCIENTIFIC FACTS"

    Don't waste your money. The theory presented here is that every ache and pain is caused by our psychology and if knowing that does not work for you then you are not accepting reality. I think he has everything backwards--The condition of the body affects the mind...but then I am not a doctor so what do I know.

    4 of 12 people found this review helpful

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