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Adams, Patch 1945-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 166 publications in 10 languages and 4,779 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Caricatures and cartoons  Fiction  Film adaptations  Popular works  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: R727, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patch Adams
Gesundheit! : bringing good health to you, the medical system, and society through physician service, complementary therapies, humor, and joy by Patch Adams( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The doctor describes his work with poor patients
House calls by Patch Adams( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gesundheit! by Patch Adams( Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In authenticity is our modern form of plague: it kills life. At time when the power of technology makes possible undreamed--of interventions in the diseases of mankind, the very relationship between doctor and patients has become a battleground. Meet Hunter D. "Patch" Adams, M.D., the Clown. A social revolutionary and the one-man show who believes in "horse and buggy" medicine and never charges his patients, his medical career has been devoted to giving away health care one of the most expensive things in America for free. In 1971, Adams and a few colleagues founded the Gesundheit Institute, a forty-bed free hospital on 310 acres in a medically under-served area in northern West Virginia, utilizing an "unorthodox" approach to medicine: laughter, humor, the philosophy of listening, not just hearing, and doctor and patient as intimate, respecting partners
You are what you say : the proven program that uses the power of language to combat stress, anger, and depression by Matthew Budd( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The real Patch Adams ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The real Patch Adams is a medical doctor, and he is also a clown and a social activist who wants to change America's health care system. He is building a rural hospital in West Virginia based on his vision of what health care should be like
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Patch Adams (Academy Award-winner Robin Williams), a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh - even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story, Patch Adams combines sidesplitting humor with an inspiring story that transcends the traditional comedy
It's up to us by John Graham( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how to live a meaningful life by social activism: putting peace and justice ahead of consumerism and power
Docteur Patch Adams : quand l'humour se fait médecin by Patch Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Healing arts ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles examples of art improving health in specific ways. It includes a dance that evolved out of dealing with AIDS, murals in a children's cancer clinic, a physician who is also a professional clown, music therapy for autistic children, and a woman with manic depressive illness who uses painting as therapy
Docteur Patch by Tom Shadyac( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patch Adams : da una storia vera ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
E' una storia vera, quella di Hunter "Patch" Adams che aveva la vocazione del clown e divenne negli anni '70 un medico, convinto assertore e pioniere della risata come terapia alternativa e fondatore del Gesundheit Institute dove la praticò. (Morandini)
Salute!, ovvero, Come un medico-clown cura gratuitamente i pazienti con l'allegria e con l'amore by Patch Adams( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patch Adams What dreams may come ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What dreams may come: Chris Nielsen dies and is united with his children, who died before him, in a beautiful afterlife, but must risk his own future to rescue his wife from her fate
Visite a domicilio : come possiamo guarire il mondo una visita alla volta by Patch Adams( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hausbesuche die etwas andere Art, Menschen zu heilen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patch Adams by Patch Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gesundheit! : the architecture and planning of Sellers and Company 1984-2003 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I sentimenti ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illness and the art of creative self-expression : stories and exercises from the arts for those with chronic illness by John Graham-Pole( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Adams, Hunter D.
Adams, Hunter D. 1945-
Adams, Hunter D. (Hunter Doherty), 1945-
Adams, Hunter Doherty
アダムス, パッチ
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