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Making sense of health, illness and disease

Author: Peter Twohig; Vera Kalitzkus
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2004.
Series: At the interface/probing the boundaries, v. 11.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Twohig; Vera Kalitzkus
ISBN: 9789042011199 904201119X
OCLC Number: 56733368
Description: 316 pages.
Contents: Introduction / Vera Kalitzkus and Peter L. Twohig --
The question of meaning in suffering / Harold Schweizer --
The scholarship of blindness and the blindness of scholarship / Gloria Nne Onyeoziri --
The body : epistemological encounters in colonial India / Jayanta Bhattacharya --
Putting medicine in its place : the case of physician-writer Jacques Ferron / Betty Bednarski --
Florence Nightingale's sensational narratives of contagion and contamination / Louise Penner --
Making sense of healing : meaning and spiritualty in stories of chronic illness / Catherine Garrett --
Entertaining illness / Emma Govan --
Myths and metaphors of illness reconsidered : Nancy versus Sontag / Sofie Vandamme and Arko Oderwald --
"Shades of grey" : a qualitative inquiry of evidence and contemporary family practice / Peter L. Twohig, Wayne Putnam, Lois Jackson, Fred Burge and Jafna Cox --
Narratives of domestic violence cases : GPs defining their professional role / Jarmila Mildorf --
Treating wellness : how clown doctors help to humanize health care and promote good health / Bernie Warren --
The medical humanist : a pilot program in the cancer center setting / Celia E. Bandman, Bernard M. Bandman, Patricia A. Barr and Letha E. Mills --
Theoretical perspectives of health and understandings of living well with chronic illness / Susan L. Mills --
Ethical issues in narrative research in palliative care / Jane Appleton --
Post-cancer distress in some cancer survivors : well-being, self-determination theory and a downward cycle / Emma-Jane Sayers and Miles Little --
Life "in limbo" : donor families, organ recipients and their experience in Germany / Vera Kalitzkus.
Series Title: At the interface/probing the boundaries, v. 11.
Responsibility: edited by Peter L. Twohig & Vera Kalitzkus.

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