The Healing Bond: The Patient-Practitioner Relationship and Therapeutic Responsibility

Routledge (1994)
By considering the nature of the relationship between patient and healer, The Healing Bond explores the responsibilities of both, with a special emphasis on the therapeutic responsibility. The editors and contributors examine both orthodox and unorthodox forms of healing practice and apply a variety of professional and analytic perspectives to the medical profession as a whole. They look at specific areas of health such as midwifery, psychoanalysis, naturopathy, the relations between medicine and state, and the appeal of "quacks." Particular issues of current concern are also discussed, including medical litigation, codes of ethics among complementary practitioners and cooperation between orthodox and complementary medicine practitioners. Contributors: Mary Douglas, Calliope Farsides, David Peters, Roy Porter, Richenda Power, Margaret Stacey, Robert Sumerling, and Gillian Vanhegan.
Keywords Medical personnel and patient  Physician-Patient Relations  Therapeutics  Ethics, Medical
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Call number R727.3.H417 1994
ISBN(s) 0415090520   0415090512   9780415090513   9780415090520
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