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Mind-Body Medicine

David Spiegel

David Spiegel, M.D., Jack, Lulu & Sam Willson Professor in the School of Medicine, Associate Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

Credits: This lecture is part of an archive. Please note that CME/CEU credit is no longer available for this lecture.

Cost: Free

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the relationship between stress, altered mental states, and illness
  • Discuss the benefits of integrative medicine
  • Explain hypnosis and its effects
  • Describe the use of mind-body medicine for the treatment of cancer
  • Identify the importance of support groups for patients with cancer

View Lecture

This lecture has been broken into six chapters and may be viewed by clicking on the links provided, beginning with Stress, Altered Mental States and Illness.