Adam Saville: The healing power of the mind

Mind over matter

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Adam Saville, editor of COVER
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Adam Saville, editor of COVER

COVER editor explores placebos, the 'Ice Man' and thinking ourselves well

Traditionally, the human mind is treated as separate to the body in Western medicine - and vice versa. What happens when someone is depressed? Most often we prescribe them pills. Likewise, when someone has an infection, we treat it with antibiotics. Today, however, there is more science than ever before investigating connections between mental and physical health. What was previously written off as the work of new-age "spiritual healers" is steadily going mainstream. For starters, just check...

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