Physicians of Western Medicine

Anthropological Approaches to Theory and Practice

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ISBN: 978-90-277-1881-5 (Print) 978-94-009-6430-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Introductions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Among the Physicians: Encounter, Exchange and Transformation

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      Pages 23-47

      Including the Physician in Healer-Centered Research: Retrospect and Prospect

  3. Core Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-111

      A World of Internal Medicine: Portrait of an Internist

  4. Medical Specialties

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-139

      Models and Practice in Medicine: Menopause as Syndrome or Life Transition?

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      Pages 141-153

      Mary; Patient as Emergent Symbol on A Pediatrics Ward: The Objectification of Meaning in Social Process

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      Pages 155-175

      How Surgeons Make Decisions

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      Pages 177-191

      Gentle Interrogation: Inquiry and Interaction in Brief Initial Psychiatric Evaluations

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      Pages 193-221

      Reflexivity, Countertransference and Clinical Ethnography: A Case from a Psychiatric Cultural Consultation Clinic

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      Pages 223-243

      The Once- and the Twice-Born: Self and Practice among Psychiatrists and Christian Psychiatrists

  5. Interrelations of Medical Specialties

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

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      Pages 247-267

      Discourses on Physician Competence

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      Pages 269-292

      Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: Medicine as Patient, Marginality as Practice

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      Pages 293-331

      Disease and Pseudo-Disease: A Case History of Pseudo-Angina

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 333-345