Is it all in my mind?

Shorto, Russell
March 1994
GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Mar94, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p166
Focuses on the psychological aspects of backpains. Cases; Statistical information; Preventive measures; Feature on Dr. John Sarno; Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS). INSETS: Why I'm a stand-up guy, by Michael Maren.;When to see a doctor.;Why it hurts.;Cheap fixes.


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