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Author Gilman, Sander L., author.

Title Illness and image : case studies in the medical humanities / Sander L. Gilman
Published New Brunswick, New Jersey : Transaction Publishers, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 248 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Introduction: The Medical Humanities Today -- Case One: Circumcision: Religion and Health -- Case Two: Face Transplants: Authentic Faces? -- Case Three: Posture and Health -- Case Four: Obesity across Cultures -- Case Five: Seeing Pain -- Case Six: Madness as a Disability -- Case Seven: Self-Harm and Mental Illness -- Case Eight: Genes and Race -- Case Nine: Death: The Final Case -- Index
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Human Body.
Body Image -- psychology.
Disease -- ethnology.
Body image -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies
Human body -- Social aspects -- Case studies
Body image -- Psychological aspects.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
Human body -- Social aspects.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1412855381