The illness narratives: suffering, healing, and the human condition

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Basic Books, 1988 - 284 pagine
Describes the cases of individuals facing suffering disability, and possible death, discusses social and cultural values concerning the ill, and suggests ways to improve the doctor-patient relationship

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Kleinman, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, pleads for doctors to consider psychological and social aspects of chronic illness along with the medical aspects. He points out a need for change ... Leggi recensione completa

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The Personal and Social Meanings of Illness
31
The Vulnerability of Pain and the Pain
56
The Pain of Living
75
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