Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out

Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out

Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out invites readers to consider what caregivers and medical professionals may learn from poetry by patients. It offers reflections on poetry as a particularly apt vehicle for articulating the often isolating experiences of pain, fatigue, changed life rhythms, altered self-understanding, embarrassment, resistance, and acceptance.

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Patient Poets: Illness from Inside Out invites readers to consider what caregivers and medical professionals may learn from poetry by patients. It offers reflections on poetry as a particularly apt vehicle for articulating the often isolating experiences of pain, fatigue, changed life rhythms, altered self-understanding, embarrassment, resistance, and acceptance.

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Genre: Treasures
Tags: anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, Lament, Poetry
Publisher: University of California Medical Humanities Press
Publication Year: 2013
ASIN: 0983463972
ISBN: 0983463972
List Price: $14.95
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