Dr Herbert Benson - Publications Beneficial for Complementary Medical Practitioners


As part of our dedication to Dr Herbert Benson, after the sad news of his passing earlier this year, we wanted to enlighten you with the list of his publications throughout his life that could support you within your practice of complementary treatments.


Dr Herbert Benson, a Harvard-trained cardiologist, was a propelling force in the power of mind over body movement and over the years conducted extensive research demonstrating how holistic approaches, such as meditation, can have extremely positive impacts on the human body.


  • The Relaxation Response, 1975
  • The Mind/Body Effect: How behavioural medicine can show you the way to better health, 1979
  • Beyond the Relaxation Response, 1984
  • Your Maximum Mind, 1987
  • 'Contributor' - MindScience: An East-West Dialogue Daniel Goleman and Robert A. F. Thurman Editors, Wisdom Publications, 1991
  • The Wellness Book, 1992
  • Timeless Healing: The Power and Biology of Belief, 1996
  • The Relaxation Response - Updated and Expanded (25th Anniversary Edition), 2000
  • The Breakout Principle, 2003
  • Mind Over Menopause, 2004
  • Mind Your Heart, 2004
  • The Harvard Medical School Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure, 2006
  • Relaxation Revolution, 2010?
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Here at The CMA, we are delighted to be able to bring you a series of scientifically-backed research projects on the effects of a variety of complementary and integrative medical therapies.

Giuliana Wheater is an author & multi-award-winning therapist working with autism, SEN & other neurodiversities.

Herbert Benson was born on April 24th 1935 in New York and was the son of Charles and Hannah Benson.

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