Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: chronic temporomandibular syndrome

  • Naming diseases

    JMS PearceHull, United Kingdom I tried to unveil the stillness of existence through a counteracting murmur of words, and, above all, I confused things with their names: that is belief.— Jean-Paul Sartre, The Words Disease implies the converse of health, but even health itself is difficult to define. With the gifts of technology the practice…