Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: socio-cultural constructs

  • Our attitudes towards disease, a Ciceronian legacy

    Andrés D. PelavskiBarcelona, Spain Personal letters provide a window into the beliefs, perceptions, and patterns of interpersonal interaction within a society at a given period. Considering that health issues are part of humans’ daily concerns, epistles are a great testimony to the manner in which their writer perceived them. This is much more evident in…