Volume 6, Issue 1

 

Frontispiece
Feature Articles

Life at the table…Isabel Azevedo
Healing through laughterFarrah Bui
Scarification: a harmful practice?…Kenneth Felsenstein

The unloved gut…Fergus Shanahan

Medical History

The boys’ club…Laura Hirshbein
Anesthesia in culture, technology, and practice…Suzanne Raga

Lydia E. Pinkham’s medical advertising…Ann Robinson
Homage a Grace and Philip Sandblom…Frank Wollheim

Psychology

Neurologica: disorders of the dream world…Shameeah Abrahams
Language difficulties in the child patient…Paula Hellal

If Cleopatra were alive today…Jonathan Lewis
Screenwriting: psychiatry in reverse…Stephen Potts

Doctors, Patients, & Diseases

Breathless: philosophical lessons from resperatory illness…HH Carel
A tribe’s fattening culture and its impact on health…Victor Etuk
Quackery in the age of the Internet…Lawrence Jones
The second chart…Irene Martinez
Children do not die…Matko Marusic

Art

Architecture and the French hospital…Sarah Hartley
The Brain…Jorge Lazareff
Medical art from the Brukenthal Museum… Alexandru Sonoc

Medicine and Literature

Lament to measles…Nazan Bilgel
Reading poems, saving lives
…Dean Gianakos
Madame Defarge: the psychology of vengeance
…Sarah Irawa
Experiencing metaphor: a medieval headache
…Jamie McKinstry

Ethics

The Hippocratic Oath and the American medical profession…Chlo√© DeLisle
I’m not sure I’m so ethical
…Paul Kettl
Ambiguity-based evidence
Wolfgang Lederer

Becoming a Medical Professional

A physician’s account of Auschwitz…Christine Henneberg
Suffering and empathy in the stories of Anton Chekhov
…Peter McCann
As I lay dead
…James Nie

New Briefs

Carl Linnaeus…Einar Perman

Paracelsus…Alexandru Sonoc

The Summer…Alexandru Sonoc

Portrait of a peasant...A. Sonoc