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New book available for review: ‘Frissure’ by Kathleen Jamie and Brigid Collins

Frissure: A collaborative work between Kathleen Jamie and Brigid Collins ‘This is a book about seeing and being seen; about looking at being looked at. It is an intimate book, where the private process of looking and seeing passes from … Continue reading

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Havi Carel: the role of the patient in improving quality

Havi Carel, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Bristol, and a patient, gives a philosophical perspective on patients and improving the quality of care at The King’s Fund’s NHS Leadership Summit 2013. She drew on her own experience of care, … 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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Medical Humanities: special section ed. Ludmilla Jordanova on “Portraits, patients & practitioners” (June 2013, vol 39(1))

In the June 2013 (vol 39(1) issue) of Medical Humanities, there is a special section, edited by Prof Ludmilla Jordanova (who will be joining Durham University on 1 September 2013), on “Portraits, patients and practitioners”. In her editorial that introduces … Continue reading

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The Patient: Therapeutic Approaches (CfP, Conference, Lisbon, 16-18 March 2013)

3rd Global Conference–The Patient: Therapeutic Approaches Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013 Lisbon, Portugal A significant focus for this interdisciplinary project is an annual conference which provides valuable opportunities for participants to become involved in, perhaps, the first … Continue reading

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