Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 December 2016

360 Pages | 1


ISBN: 9780199360192

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Winner of The Perkins Prize 2017

The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine

Rita Charon, Sayantani DasGupta, Nellie Hermann, Craig Irvine, Eric R. Marcus, Edgar Rivera Colsn, Danielle Spencer, and Maura Spiegel

  • An all-in-one source for the ideas and practices of Narrative Medicine
  • A synthesis of literary, philosophical, and creative approaches to health care
  • Includes practical descriptions and guidelines for teaching narrative medicine in diverse settings
  • A handbook of practice along with précis of theory for those who contemplate narrative medicine practice
  • Addresses the question of what distinguishes narrative medicine from other forms of medical humanities or patient-centered care

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