A Whole New Life - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

Price returned to teaching in January 1987. Eric Rector became his new assistant after Lawrence departed. "Kate Vaiden" won the National Book Critics Circle Award and Price completed another novel entitled, "Good Hearts." The tumor was not growing according to the latest MRI images. Dr. Friedman recommended that Price enter biofeedback therapy to deal with pain but Price resisted, thinking it would be a waste of time. The pain was again unbearable and Price contacted Friedman for relief. He explained he was having phantom pain from dead nerve cells and prescribed an antidepressant that could ease his pain. The drug, amitriptyline, did seem to provide help, and rather immediately. Price later decided to begin biofeedback where he learned to focus on specific parts of his body. Doing well with that program, Price moved onto hypnosis.

Price began working with Patrick Louge, a...

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