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The Journey Back to Oneself: Reimagining Medical Education

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter five includes a discussion of specific curricular interventions that can work toward getting students to think critically and to reflect deeply and broadly on what it means to be human. It ... More


Medical Humanities and The Place of Wonder

Martyn Evans

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

It will be the argument of this chapter that, among the critiques that could be thought to contribute to a critical medical humanities, at least one may turn out to bear upon an important – but ... More


Conclusion: The Ironic Condition: Hypochondria, Humanities, and Postmodern Medicine

Catherine Belling

in A Condition of Doubt: The Meanings of Hypochondria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892365
eISBN:
9780199950096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892365.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The conclusion summarizes the potential contribution to medicine of close attention to hypochondria, not as an individual psychopathology but as a condition of contemporary Western medicine itself. A ... More


Illness as Many Narratives

Stella Bolaki

in Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction provides an overview of illness narratives and illness narrative scholarship, focusing on the contested territory of narrative. Illness narratives, in the first wave of medical ... More


Introduction

Brittany Pladek

in Poetics of Palliation: Romantic Literary Therapy, 1790-1850

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942210
eISBN:
9781789629972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942210.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introduction gives an overview of recent scholarship in Romanticism and the medical humanities. It argues that medical humanists are indebted to a Romantic belief that literature cures by making ... More


The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, Jennifer Richards, Anne Whitehead, and Angela Woods (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The medical humanities, we claim, names a series of intersections, exchanges and entanglements between the biomedical sciences, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences. The Edinburgh ... More


From John Stuart Mill to the Medical Humanities

Brittany Pladek

in Poetics of Palliation: Romantic Literary Therapy, 1790-1850

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942210
eISBN:
9781789629972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942210.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter traces therapeutic holism from German Romanticism through Victorian proponents of cultural education, represented by John Stuart Mill, down to its contemporary manifestation in the work ... More


The Dominion of Medicine: Bioethics, the Human Sciences, and the Humanities

Jeffrey P. Bishop

in To Fix or to Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479878246
eISBN:
9781479884155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878246.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Bishop locates the early origins of bioethics in theological critiques of reductionist medicine in the works of Joseph Fletcher, Paul Ramsey, and Richard McCormick. He argues that these critiques ... More


The Body Beyond the Anatomy Lab: (Re)Addressing Arts Methodologies for the Critical Medical Humanities

Rachael Allen

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Bearing witness to these anatomies ‘in the flesh’ is rooted in the cultural history of human anatomy and dissection: the meeting of artists and anatomists around the dissecting table; the public ... More


Therapeutic Holism: The Persistence of Metaphor

Brittany Pladek

in Poetics of Palliation: Romantic Literary Therapy, 1790-1850

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942210
eISBN:
9781789629972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942210.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter historicizes therapeutic holism, the model of literary therapy The Poetics of Palliation challenges. Beyond the faith that literature and its tools can heal, therapeutic holism reflects ... More


Performance Medicine and Radical Pedagogy

Stella Bolaki

in Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter shows how performance art can foster important forms of inter-relational and cross-cultural ethics/politics that expand understandings of medicine and treatment for both individual and ... More


Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Nicole M. Piemonte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While many commentators have pointed to the lack of compassion and empathy in medicine, their critiques, for the most part, have not considered seriously the deeper philosophical, psychological, and ... More


Conclusion

Anne Whitehead

in Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion proposes the need for a more contextualised and a more politicised medical humanities. It also urges a repositioning of the arts and humanities so that they play a more critical, and ... More


Medicine and Empathy in Contemporary British Fiction: An Intervention in Medical Humanities

Anne Whitehead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748686186
eISBN:
9781474438728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686186.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a critique of the dominant understanding and deployment of empathy in the mainstream medical humanities. Drawing on feminist theory, it positions empathy not as something that one ... More


Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Stella Bolaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Illness narratives have become a cultural phenomenon in the Western world but their analysis continues to be framed by the context of biomedicine, the doctor-patient encounter and the demands of ... More


Articulating Bodies: The Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Kylee-Anne Hingston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620757
eISBN:
9781789629491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620757.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Articulating Bodies investigates the contemporaneous developments of Victorian fiction and disability’s medicalization by focusing on the intersection between narrative form and the body. The book ... More


The existential drinker

Steven Earnshaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Drinking to excess has been a striking problem for industrial and post-industrial societies – who is responsible when a ‘free’ individual opts for a slow suicide? The causes of such drinking have ... More


Defining arts in health

Daisy Fancourt

in Arts in Health: Designing and researching interventions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198792079
eISBN:
9780191834455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792079.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores what ‘arts in health’ actually is. It considers some of the existing models for explaining the scope of arts in health practice and proposes a new way of categorizing arts in ... More


Afterword: Evidence and Experiment

Patricia Waugh

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In styles that range from the performatively paratactic and experimental, to scholarly sobriety and sharp sociocultural critique, these chapters engage issues concerning the contemporary uses and ... More


Using “A Worn Path” to Explore Contemporary Health Disparities in a Service-Learning Course

Casey Kayser

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on teaching Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” in a service-learning Medical Humanities course for premedical students, in which we consider Phoenix Jackson's race, class, gender, age, ... More


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