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Narrative Medicine

Unfrozen: How a Disney Movie Gave My Daughter Hope

Cathrin Hagey | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Cathrin Hagey

When my daughter and I finally watched Frozen, it was three days after she had been diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome (TS). We walked into the theatre in a highly stressed state, in a degree of shock, but grateful to know what we were dealing with.

Narrative Medicine: Patient-Centered, Touchy-Feely Health Care

Janice Van Dyck | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Van Dyck

Narrative medicine, and the resulting application of its principles to medical ethics, seems to me a bright new star in the universe of medical possibilities.

Should Illness Memoirs Be Held To The Standards Of Literature?

The New York Times | ABIGAIL ZUGER, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Should memoirs of illness be held to the same standards as other writing? Or do reader and writer form a different relationship when the health crisis...