Tag Archives: patient experience

The Visual Image & the Future of the Medical Humanities (CFP, Conference, Galveston, Texas, 8–11 May 2014)

The Visual Image and the Future of the Medical Humanities *SAVE THE DATE* 8-11 May 2014 (Thursday – Sunday) Open Gates Conference Center University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas This conference brings together scholars, clinicians, scientific investigators and artists … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology (Seminar, Switzerland, 18-20 October 2013)

Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology: Prognosis, Destiny and Bad News 18-20 October 2013 Bellinzona, Switzerland In the age of participatory medicine, where health professionals encourage and value patients as full partners, patient narrative is the basis for shared … Continue reading

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Art for Hospitals – the healing process

Photographer Dominic Pote writes: Nature has always fascinated me. I discovered nature through painting from an early age. When later I discovered photography, I wanted to continue, this time with the means of the camera, to reveal more about the … Continue reading

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The DSM5 Debates: Searching for the voices of those living under, through, and beyond psychiatric diagnoses

Next week, on June 4–5, 2013, I will be speaking at the DSM-5 extravaganza taking place at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. There is a 2-day international conference titled: DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Where is … Continue reading

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Cashing in on patients’ experiences: the commodification of patient support and opinion websites

Originally posted on This Sociological Life:
English: The PatientsLikeMe Profile of Stephen Heywood, brother of the co-founders of the company, who was diagnosed with ALS when he was 29 years old. This profile describes his experience with the disease including…

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