Sometimes the great advances in healing come from the margins of science, areas that are overlooked. Explore several such areas, whose implications for healthcare are profound, including: Beliefs and self-perceptions about one's health, Hypnosis, Anomalous or spontaneous healings, Contact with nature, Mental imagery, and Spirituality and prayer. Explore how a genetically based disease can respond to hypnosis. Discover two areas of spirituality and health that are currently being explored in most of the nation's medical schools.
About the Actor
Dr. Dossey is a former internist and Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital and former co-chair, Panel on Mind/Body Interventions, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health. He is the author of 10 books on the role of consciousness and spirituality in healing, including the New York times best-seller Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and The Practice of Medicine.