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Healing places

Author: Wilbert M Gesler
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is there healing beyond the walls of a modern hospital? Wilbert Gesler examines how different environments affect physical, mental, spiritual, social and emotional areas of healing. He argues that place and healing are inextricably linked, and more attention should be paid to this correlation.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gesler, Wilbert M., 1941-
Healing places.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003
(OCoLC)607346245
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbert M Gesler
ISBN: 0742519554 9780742519558 0742519562 9780742519565
OCLC Number: 51210416
Description: ix, 131 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Epidauros : Asclepius and dream healing --
Bath : healing mineral springs --
Lourdes : healing pilgrimages --
Therapeutic hospital environments.
Responsibility: Wilbert M. Gesler.
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