Narrative Medicine Anthology

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Book Preview This Anthology is four books in one: A book of essays & research, a book of poems, a book of stories, and a book of works of art. This anthology presents several forms of narrative in medicine—essay, commentary, case study, journalism, stories, poems, journals, and research—that seek to make a point, explore the particular, gain perspective, or discover meaning in medicine more powerfully through relating a story than by exposition alone. Storytelling is an art of medicine.

These works represent a rich compilation of how story becomes primary in communication and relationship with other people. A section of The Permanente Journal (TPJ) called Narrative Medicine houses particular articles that are primarily narrative in nature.

TPJ published these collected pieces in the ten years from 2003 to 2013, in the format of an international, peer-reviewed journal of medical science, social science in medicine, and medical humanities. It is hoped that this compendium offers relevant matter for those interested in story in medicine but also for those who would study the evolution of story in medicine.
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