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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