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Medicine, health and the arts : approaches to the medical humanities / edited by Victoria Bates, Alan Bleakley and Sam Goodman.

  • Bates, Victoria, 1984-
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About this work


Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2014.

Physical description

xi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Critical conversations : establishing dialogue in the medical humanities / Victoria Bates and Sam Goodman -- Towards a "critical medical humanities" / Alan Bleakley -- Oh, the humanit(ies)! : dissent, democracy, and danger / Therese Jones -- Medicine and the visual arts / Ludmilla Jordanova -- Graphic medicine : the portrayal of illness in underground and autobiographical comics / Ian C. M. Williams -- Art in medical education : practice and dialogue / L. A. Younie -- The post-war medical humanities : a literary perspective / Anne Whitehead -- Reinterpreting the wound of philoctetes : a case study in literature and medicine / Patricia Novillo-Corvalán -- The heart of the matter : creating meaning in health and medicine through writing / Fiona Hamilton -- Performance anxiety : the relationship between social and aesthetic drama in medicine and health / Emma Brodzinski -- Theatre, performance and "the century of the brain" : influences of cognitive neuroscience on professional theatre practice / Jessica M. Beck -- Medical humanities, drama, therapy, schools and evidence : discourses and practices / Phil Jones -- Music, therapy and technology : an opinion piece / Paul Robinson -- The impact of cochlear implants on musical experience / Zack Moir and Katie Overy -- The development of clinical music therapy in adult mental health practice : music, health and therapy / Helen Odell-Miller.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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