The New Medicine

The New Medicine




This is the companion book to the widely acclaimed Public Television Series, "The New Medicine," by Emmy Award winning film makers, Ronald Blumer and Muffie Meyer. Their work featured in-depth interviews with physicians and scholars in leading medical schools and clinics across the country. They present the hard scientific evidence behind the fact that our mental state has a direct influence on our physical health. Together, they make a compelling case that physicians must treat the whole person with an illness, not just the illness alone, in order to promote true healing. This book is available in a Black & White or Full-Color paperback editions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780977829910
Publisher: Middlemarch Films
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Pages: 119
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Ronald H. Blumer and Muffie Meyer are documentary film makers who together have won over 50 major awards including 10 Emmys. Meyer directed the documentary "Grey Gardens" in the '70's, which was recently made into a Broadway musical and is currently being made into a movie starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange.

Table of Contents

1To feel7
2To listen28
3To treat50
4Why don't they? (treat us like human beings)80
5To heal90
6The future of medical care108
Biographies of the interviewees112
End notes119

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