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Book Reviews

The Empathic Healer: An Endangered Species?

Article Abstract

From our regular book review column.

Does the profession of psychiatry have a heart (or is it all neurons)? What is the heart of psychiatry? Is it understanding the science of mental illness diagnosis and treatment? Is it political activism, in the broadest sense, on behalf of many suffering individuals whose voices may not be heard? Is it simply another branch of medicine whose practice should be "evidence-based"?


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Volume: 62

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