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Meaning-full disease [electronic resource] : how personal experience and meanings cause and maintain physical illness / Brian Broom.

By: Broom, Brian.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Karnac, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 213 p.).ISBN: 9781849405607 (electronic bk.); 1849405603 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mind and body | Experience -- Health aspects | Somatoform disorders | Medicine, Psychosomatic | Sick -- Psychology | Personality -- Health aspects | Psychophysiologic Disorders | Mind-Body Relations, Metaphysical | MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine | MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine | Psychosomatische Krankheit | Krankheitsbild | Sinn | Funktionelle St�orung | LebensereignisGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Meaning-full disease.DDC classification: 616.0019 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
About the author -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- The phenomena -- Colliding mind-sets -- Somatic metaphors -- Language-making and disease -- Meaning-full disease explorers -- Disease as communication -- Who 'sees' meaning-full disease? -- Meaning-full disease and the lebenswelt -- Meaning-full disease and the 'visible' -- Shifting awareness and different kinds of body -- The scheming body -- Experience as a 'fundamental' -- Meaning-full disease and spirit -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-208) and index.

About the author -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- The phenomena -- Colliding mind-sets -- Somatic metaphors -- Language-making and disease -- Meaning-full disease explorers -- Disease as communication -- Who 'sees' meaning-full disease? -- Meaning-full disease and the lebenswelt -- Meaning-full disease and the 'visible' -- Shifting awareness and different kinds of body -- The scheming body -- Experience as a 'fundamental' -- Meaning-full disease and spirit -- Bibliography -- Index.

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