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The Life and Death of Paul Kalanithi: The Dilemma of Illness Identity in a Physician-Turned-Patient After his diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer, Paul Kalanithi composed the memoir When Breath Becomes Air. Kalanithi’s background as a student of literature allows for a well-crafted illness narrative in which he examines ...
(2015-04-08)Over the past three hundred years, the healing culture of Accra has been characterized by therapeutic pluralism rather than by the dominance of one particular regime of healing. Five major therapeutic traditions developed, ...