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Claiming and Acclaiming Afflictions: Narrative Medicine and the Articulation of Human Ailments

In Rita Charon’s germinal work entitled Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness (2006), she asserts how the creative narration of the patient’s stories, supported by the medical knowledge of the doctors, make for an effective and potent tool for sharing and airing the narratives of illness and wellness. Continue reading Claiming and Acclaiming Afflictions: Narrative Medicine and the Articulation of Human Ailments

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