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  1. Health Humanities Reader.Therese Jones, Delese Wear & Lester D. Friedman (eds.) - 2014 - Rutgers University Press.
    Over the past forty years, the health humanities, previously called the medical humanities, has emerged as one of the most exciting fields for interdisciplinary scholarship, advancing humanistic inquiry into bioethics, human rights, health care, and the uses of technology. It has also helped inspire medical practitioners to engage in deeper reflection about the human elements of their practice. In _Health Humanities Reader_, editors Therese Jones, Delese Wear, and Lester D. Friedman have assembled fifty-four leading scholars, educators, artists, and clinicians to (...)
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    See Me, Hear Me: Using Film in Health-Care Classes. [REVIEW]Lester D. Friedman - 1995 - Journal of Medical Humanities 16 (4):223-228.
    This essay argues that film deserves a place within the medical humanities curriculum and demonstrates effective strategies for employing it within medical ethics and humanities classrooms. Part One of the article emphasizes how and why medical ethics teachers can utilize documentary and fictional films, such as “Thomas Szasz and the Myth of Mental Illness,” “The Deadly Deception,”Whose Life Is It Anyway? and “Voices From the Front” in their courses. Such films encourage students to move beyond abstract debates and confront the (...)
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    Announcement.Lester D. Friedman - 2000 - Journal of Medical Humanities 21 (3):185-185.
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    The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies.Henri G. Colt, Silvia Quadrelli & Lester D. Friedman (eds.) - 2011 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume presents a collection of about 80 very brief, accessible essays written by international experts from medicine, social sciences, and the humanities, ...
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