Medicine And Literature: The Doctor's Companion to the Classics
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- Publication Date:November 2001
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How can a doctor best understand the emotions and behavior of his or her patients? An effective and deeply satisfying route is through an appreciation of literature, and the profound understanding its authors have of the human predicament. In this second extraordinary and enlightening volume, John Salinsky guides the reader through some more of the world's finest works. In each chapter he describes a classic novel, short story, play or poem, and shows how parallels can be drawn between characters in literature and in the consulting room.
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