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Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health

L. Ron Hubbard

The #1 New York Times bestseller

With over 22,000,000 copies sold in 50 languages, and used in more than 176 nations, Dianetics brings dramatic and permanent improvement to people all over the world.

"While it's true that Dianetics has become the self-improvement classic, there can be little doubt that what it has to offer is just what people are now looking for in ever increasing numbers. Reducing stress, achieving goals, improving relationships and striving to live up to one's full potential is definitely the in thing." (New York Post)

"Hubbard's bestseller has helped millions, and it should be read and used by all who are searching for a true understanding of the mind and a solution to such problems as self-doubt, stress, anxiety and depression." (World Reporter)

"[Dianetics is] a new science which works with the invariability of physical science in the field of the human mind. From all indications it will prove to be as revolutionary for humanity as the first caveman's discovery and utilization of fire." (Daily Mirror)

If you've ever felt there was something holding you back in life, ruining your plans and stopping you from being who you want to be, you were right.

The fact is, there is a single source of all your problems, stress, unhappiness and self-doubt. It's called the reactive mind--the hidden part of your mind that stores all painful experiences, then uses them against you.

With Dianetics, you can learn to control your reactive mind--freeing you to live an extraordinary life and be your true self.

Don't live with insecurity, negative thoughts, depression and irrational behavior. Use Dianetics to take control of your future.

Key discoveries contained in Dianetics:

  • Why do we give up on our dreams?
  • What is the real cause of depression?
  • Is there a cure for stress?
  • How do you reach your full potential?
  • Why do we hurt the ones we love?
  • Why are some people prone to illness?
  • How can you improve your mental health?
  • Can you conquer your fears?

Start the adventure--of you. Buy and read Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Bridge Publications, Inc.
  • Publish Date: Jul 1st, 2007
  • Pages: 678
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.50in - 6.89in - 1.77in - 2.87lb
  • EAN: 9781403144843
  • Recommended age: 18-UP
  • Categories: ScientologyInspiration & Personal Growth

About the Author

Hubbard, L. Ron: -

With over 200 million copies of his works in circulation and dozens of international best sellers, L. Ron Hubbard has inspired a movement spanning every continent on earth. All told, those works comprise some 5,000 writings and 3,000 recorded lectures and, as such, stand as the single most embracive statement on the human mind and spirit. His breakthroughs have helped millions lead more successful lives and achieve true happiness.

Praise for this book

[Dianetics is] a new science which works with the invariability of physical science in the field of the human mind. From all indications it will prove to be as revolutionary for humanity as the first caveman's discovery and utilization of fire.

Daily Mirror

Dianetics has always been ahead of its time. More and more people are realizing that Dianetics technology is a vital survival tool for living in the world today.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Hubbard holds the distinction of being the world's most translated author, according to the Guinness World Records.

Publishers Weekly

While it is true that Dianetics has become the self-improvement classic, there can be little doubt what it has to offer is just what people are now looking for in ever-increasing numbers. Reducing stress, achieving goals, improving relationships and striving to live up to one's full potential is definitely the 'in' thing.

New York Post

Hubbard's bestseller has helped millions, and it should be read and used by all who are searching for a true understanding of the mind and a solution to such problems as self-doubt, stress, anxiety and depression.

World Reporter Newspaper

Dianetics can remove the aberrations which make man a selfish and anti-social creature. ... It holds hope that man may at last dispense with the ugly institution of war, because wars are the end product of social aberrations at the national level.

Daily News Los Angeles

TREATING CHRONIC PAIN

Science has explored a number of ways to help people deal with pain. Some developments - such as those involving drugs or physical therapy - may be the type of treatments most people would expect. Others, however, may surprise you.

For example, in 1997 Elvis Winterbottom was accidentally shot in the hip with a .45 caliber gun. After surgery, he was released from the hospital in a wheelchair, unable to walk. Recovery was slow and the pain was intense - to the point where simple actions such as taking a shower were difficult for him.

Winterbottom was a chronic pain sufferer. Chronic pain is a condition that affects an estimated 86 million people in the US. It's defined as pain that continues for a month or more beyond the usual recovery period for an injury, or pain that goes on for months or years as a result of a chronic condition.

Winterbottom experienced pain for years, until he attended a career seminar that did more than help his job outlook. While at a lecture on success in the acting industry, Winterbottom learned about a course on the book Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. He signed up immediately.

During the course he received Dianetics Therapy - a technique developed by L. Ron Hubbard in which one looks at incidents in the past that may be causing physical and emotional pain in the present.

Hubbard said there are two parts of the mind: the analytical and the reactive. The analytical mind records mental images and pictures, except for in times of extreme mental or physical pain, at which point memory is stored in the reactive section.

Hubbard maintained the reason people experience chronic emotional or physical pain is that the memories of their injuring events are "locked up" in their reactive minds.

"I spoke about the shooting and went through the incident with my counselor," says Winterbottom. "I came home and told my wife about it, but didn't think it was that big of a deal." The next morning, Winterbottom and his wife set out to do their weekly shopping - a chore which Winterbottom generally needed an ample supply of pain killers to perform. "After an hour my wife said to me, 'slow down, '" says Winterbottom. "Then it hit me: I have no pain. I am not limping. I have no pain!"

The next day he put his hip to the test. Winterbottom climbed the longest set of stairs in the world at Universal Studios - twice - and still, no pain. Today, Winterbottom's hip is completely pain-free.

"It's a miracle to me," he says. "That course gave me my life back."

For more information, visit www.dianetics.org.

Transcript-Bulletin
March 19, 2002

FAMILY FINDS HOPE WITH DIANETICS

Families with handicapped children have new hope for solving the problems of emotional stress and strain that come to a family following the birth of a handicapped child.

Los Angeles parents Shirley and Steve Young say they found the solution to raising a handicapped son in the book "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health."

"Our son was born with deformity of his lower limbs," says Shirley. "It was necessary for the doctors to amputate both legs just below the knees so that Eric could later be fitted with artificial limbs that would give him a chance for a normal life."

Their son's condition proved a shock to both mother and father.

"Eric was our first child," she says. "I think every mother faces the fear that her child may be born with a handicap, but you think it will never happen to you."

"When it does it puts enormous stress on the family. Corrective surgery is very costly. You have to see that your child gets the special attention that he needs, not only professional attention, but additional caring from the parents," she says.

The couple's relationship as husband and wife also suffered for a while, says Shirley and Steve.

"We would find ourselves arguing with one another about what was the best thing to do for Eric," says Steve. "Everyone says they have the answer, but they all tell you that your baby will never really grow up to be a normal, well adjusted child because of his handicap. When you hear that, it hurts you as a parent."

Both parents, however, refused to accept what they called "a lot of misinformation about children and about the mind."

"We had both read the book 'Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health' and we knew that a person's physical condition did not in any way influence his mental condition," says Mrs. Young. "It is quite the other way around."

Throughout the time her son was being fitted with artificial limbs, the couple applied Dianetics technology both to the baby and to themselves as a family.

"It made our relationship with one another even stronger. It helped us raise our son so that he was free from all the false considerations that counselors and psychologists try to force on handicapped children and their parents."

As a result, Eric is happy, healthy, well adjusted boy today. He runs, swims and plays baseball.

"He even climbs trees," says his somewhat chagrined mother. "I have the same worries that any mother has over a rambunctious six year old."

"Dianetics was really the solution," she says. "I tell any mother with a handicapped child to read the book. It opens the door to solving all the problems that psychologists don't have answers for."

Black Voice
February 19, 1987