The Power of Positive Thinking

  • Jerry C. Jacobs


In Greek, the root for the words pain and punishment is the same. It is no surprise that humans look upon pain as punishment. Guilty feelings induced by pain lead to penitence, atonement, self-denial, and self-deprecation.


Cystic Fibrosis Sexual Gratification Sick Child Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerry C. Jacobs
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  1. 1.Section of Pediatric Rheumatology and the Regional Arthritis Program (RAP-4-Kids)Columbia-Presbyterian Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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