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Conceptualising illness & disease: reflections on Sharpe & Greco

Conceptualising illness and disease: reflections on Sharpe and Greco (2019), by Carolyn Wilshire , Tony Ward in BMJ …Medical Humanities [Published Online First: 11 December 2019] doi: 10.1136/medhum-2019-011756   Article abstract: In a recent paper, Sharpe and Greco suggest that … Continue reading

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Is there evidence for the notion of psychogenic illness?

Article abstract: In some patients with chronic physical complaints, detailed examination fails to identify a well-recognized underlying disease process. In this situation, the physician may suspect a psychological cause. This review critically evaluates the evidence for this causal claim, focusing … Continue reading

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