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From Doctor to Healer: The Transformative Journey

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Why would a successful physician who has undergone seven years of rigorous medical training take the trouble to seek out and learn to practice alternative methods of healing such as homeopathy and Chinese medicine? From Doctor to Healer answers this question as it traces the transformational journeys of physicians who move across the philosophical spectrum of American medi ...more
Paperback, 326 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Rutgers University Press (first published November 30th 1997)
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Linda Vituma
Nov 29, 2015 rated it liked it
Daudz ideju par to, kā ir un kāpēc ir tā, kā ir veselības aprūpes sistēmā pasaulē. Daudz iedvesmas un ierosmes par to, kā varētu būt, ja vien mēs spētu pārdefinēt izpratni par cilvēku no [cilvēks - mašīna] uz [cilvēka - veselums, kurā līdzvērtīga nozīme ir gan ķermenim, gan prātam, gan emocijām]. Un ja vien tajā visā mēs spētu saglabāt racionalitāti un spēju nošķirt mītus un fantāzijas no realitātes un faktiem. Tomēr tas ir grūti, varbūt pat neiespējami - divām paradigmām satikties. Ņemot vērā, ...more
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Mar 21, 2009 rated it it was amazing
From Books.Google.com Robbie Davis-Floyd and Gloria St. John conducted extensive interviews to discover how and why physicians make the move to alternative medicine, what sparks this shift, and what beliefs they abandon or embrace in the process. After outlining the basic models of American health care--the technocratic, humanistic, and holistic paradigms--the authors follow the thoughts and experiences of forty physicians as they expand their horizons in order to offer more effective patient ca ...more
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