The power, and limits, of positive thinking when facing illness


Dr. Elizabeth Addington in-studio with John Williams (Elif Geris/WGN Radio)

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Clinical Health Psychologist and Northwestern Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Medical Social Sciences Elizabeth Addington joins John Williams to discuss how effective a positive attitude towards illnesses is in helping treat them. Listeners call in with their perspectives on the reaction, both as survivors and as those with loved ones who died of cancer.

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