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The Nature of Psychological Healing

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The word MEDICINE in its original, colloquial meaning, refers to the art of healing. Healing includes both the restoration of normal function to damaged tissue, and the restoration of a sense of well-being after experience of subjective distress or malaise. It is interesting to note that while present day medical education contains systematic instruction on processes of histological healing, little or no instruction is given about psychological healing.

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© 1978 Raghu N. Gaind and Barbara L. Hudson

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Goldberg, D. (1978). The Nature of Psychological Healing. In: Current Themes in Psychiatry 1. Palgrave, London.

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