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  1. Content type: Research

    Jean Hamburger (1909–1992) is considered the founder of the concept of medical intensive care (réanimation médicale) and the first to propose the name Nephrology for the branch of medicine dealing with kidney dis...

    Authors: Piccoli Giorgina Barbara

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2013 8:2

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  2. Content type: Meeting report

    The 2012 Varsity Medical Debate between Oxford University and Cambridge University provided a stage for representatives from these famous institutions to debate the motion “This house believes that trainee doc...

    Authors: Barnabas J Gilbert, Calum Miller, Fenella Corrick and Robert A Watson

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2013 8:1

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  3. Content type: Review

    In the conclusion to this multi-part article I first review the discussions carried out around the six essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis – the position taken by Allen Frances on each question, the c...

    Authors: James Phillips, Allen Frances, Michael A Cerullo, John Chardavoyne, Hannah S Decker, Michael B First, Nassir Ghaemi, Gary Greenberg, Andrew C Hinderliter, Warren A Kinghorn, Steven G LoBello, Elliott B Martin, Aaron L Mishara, Joel Paris, Joseph M Pierre, Ronald W Pies…

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:14

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  4. Content type: Research

    Cultural Consultation is a clinical process that emerged from anthropological critiques of mental healthcare. It includes attention to therapeutic communication, research observations and research methods that...

    Authors: Micol Ascoli, Andrea Palinski, John Arianda Owiti, Bertine De Jongh and Kamaldeep S Bhui

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:12

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  5. Content type: Commentary

    Research ethics is predominantly taught and practiced in Anglophone countries, particularly those in North America and Western Europe. Initiatives to build research ethics capacity in developing countries must...

    Authors: Tomi Tshikala, Bavon Mupenda, Pierre Dimany, Aime Malonga, Vicky Ilunga and Stuart Rennie

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:10

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  6. Content type: Review

    In face of the multiple controversies surrounding the DSM process in general and the development of DSM-5 in particular, we have organized a discussion around what we consider six essential questions in furthe...

    Authors: James Phillips, Allen Frances, Michael A Cerullo, John Chardavoyne, Hannah S Decker, Michael B First, Nassir Ghaemi, Gary Greenberg, Andrew C Hinderliter, Warren A Kinghorn, Steven G LoBello, Elliott B Martin, Aaron L Mishara, Joel Paris, Joseph M Pierre, Ronald W Pies…

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:8

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  7. Content type: Review

    In face of the multiple controversies surrounding the DSM process in general and the development of DSM-5 in particular, we have organized a discussion around what we consider six essential questions in furthe...

    Authors: James Phillips, Allen Frances, Michael A Cerullo, John Chardavoyne, Hannah S Decker, Michael B First, Nassir Ghaemi, Gary Greenberg, Andrew C Hinderliter, Warren A Kinghorn, Steven G LoBello, Elliott B Martin, Aaron L Mishara, Joel Paris, Joseph M Pierre, Ronald W Pies…

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:9

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  8. Content type: Research

    Increase in global health research undertaken in resource poor settings in the last decade though a positive development has raised ethical concerns relating to potential for exploitation. Some of the suggeste...

    Authors: Geoffrey M Lairumbi, Michael Parker, Raymond Fitzpatrick and Michael C English

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:7

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  9. Content type: Research

    The availability of a range of new psychotropic agents raises the possibility that these will be used for enhancement purposes (smart pills, happy pills, and pep pills). The enhancement debate soon raises ques...

    Authors: Dan J Stein

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:5

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  10. Content type: Research

    We compare astronomers' removal of Pluto from the listing of planets and psychiatrists' removal of homosexuality from the listing of mental disorders. Although the political maneuverings that emerged in both c...

    Authors: Peter Zachar and Kenneth S Kendler

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:4

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  11. Content type: Review

    In face of the multiple controversies surrounding the DSM process in general and the development of DSM-5 in particular, we have organized a discussion around what we consider six essential questions in furthe...

    Authors: James Phillips, Allen Frances, Michael A Cerullo, John Chardavoyne, Hannah S Decker, Michael B First, Nassir Ghaemi, Gary Greenberg, Andrew C Hinderliter, Warren A Kinghorn, Steven G LoBello, Elliott B Martin, Aaron L Mishara, Joel Paris, Joseph M Pierre, Ronald W Pies…

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:3

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  12. Content type: Editorial

    The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of the American Psychiatric Association, currently in its fourth edition and considered the reference for the characterization and diagnosis of mental disorders, has un...

    Authors: Shadia Kawa and James Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2012 7:2

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  13. Content type: Review

    Many believe that the ethical problems of donation after cardiocirculatory death (DCD) have been "worked out" and that it is unclear why DCD should be resisted. In this paper we will argue that DCD donors may ...

    Authors: Ari R Joffe, Joe Carcillo, Natalie Anton, Allan deCaen, Yong Y Han, Michael J Bell, Frank A Maffei, John Sullivan, James Thomas and Gonzalo Garcia-Guerra

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:17

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  14. Content type: Commentary

    Physician-researchers are bound by professional obligations stemming from both the role of the physician and the role of the researcher. Currently, the dominant models for understanding the relationship betwee...

    Authors: Christine Czoli, Michael Da Silva, Randi Zlotnik Shaul, Lori d'Agincourt-Canning, Christy Simpson, Katherine Boydell, Natalie Rashkovan and Sharon Vanin

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:15

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  15. Content type: Meeting report

    The 2011 Varsity Medical Debate, between Oxford and Cambridge Universities, brought students and faculty together to discuss the waiving of patents for antiretroviral therapies in the developing world. With an...

    Authors: Fenella Corrick, Robert Watson and Sanjay Budhdeo

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:13

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  16. Content type: Research

    Mindfulness as a clinical and nonclinical intervention for a variety of symptoms has recently received a substantial amount of interest. Although the application of mindfulness appears straightforward and its ...

    Authors: Sebastian Sauer, Siobhan Lynch, Harald Walach and Niko Kohls

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:10

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    This paper is a commentary on a project application of telemedicine to alleviate primary health care problems in Lundazi district in the Eastern province of Zambia. The project dubbed 'The Virtual Doctor Proje...

    Authors: Evans N Mupela, Paul Mustarde and Huw LC Jones

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:9

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  18. Content type: Commentary

    We reply to the Ioannidis's paper "Effectiveness of antidepressants; an evidence based myth constructed from a thousand controlled trials." We disagree that antidepressants have no greater efficacy than placeb...

    Authors: John M Davis, William J Giakas, Jie Qu, Pavan Prasad and Stefan Leucht

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:8

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  19. Content type: Research

    Enhancing body awareness has been described as a key element or a mechanism of action for therapeutic approaches often categorized as mind-body approaches, such as yoga, TaiChi, Body-Oriented Psychotherapy, Bo...

    Authors: Wolf E Mehling, Judith Wrubel, Jennifer J Daubenmier, Cynthia J Price, Catherine E Kerr, Theresa Silow, Viranjini Gopisetty and Anita L Stewart

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:6

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  20. Content type: Research

    The ethical foundation of the medical profession, which values service above reward and holds the doctor-patient relationship as inviolable, continues to be challenged by the commercialization of health care. ...

    Authors: Wiley W Souba

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:5

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  21. Content type: Review

    To fulfill their crucial duty of relieving suffering in their patients, physicians may have to administer palliative sedation when they implement treatment-limitation decisions such as the withdrawal of life-s...

    Authors: Antoine Baumann, Frédérique Claudot, Gérard Audibert, Paul-Michel Mertes and Louis Puybasset

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:4

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  22. Content type: Review

    Obesity is the focus of multiple lines of inquiry that have -- together and separately -- produced many deep insights into the physiology of weight gain and maintenance. We examine three such streams of resear...

    Authors: Maureen A O'Malley and Karola Stotz

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2011 6:2

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  23. Content type: Book review

    The anthology, Feminist Bioethics, edited by Jackie Leach Scully, Laurel E. Baldwin-Ragaven, and Petya Fitzpatrick, examines how feminist bioethics theoretically and methodologically challenges mainstream bioethi...

    Authors: Maureen Sander-Staudt

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:18

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  24. Content type: Research

    The mind-body problem lies at the heart of the clinical practice of both psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. In their recent publication, Schwartz and Wiggins address the question of how to understand life ...

    Authors: Jann E Schlimme, Catharina Bonnemann and Aaron L Mishara

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:15

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  25. Content type: Review

    Animals can be used in many ways in science and scientific research. Given that society values sentient animals and that basic research is not goal oriented, the question is raised: "Is the use of sentient ani...

    Authors: Ray Greek and Jean Greek

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:14

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  26. Content type: Research

    Kafka's writings are frequently interpreted as representing the historical period of modernism in which he was writing. Little attention has been paid, however, to the possibility that his writings may reflect...

    Authors: Aaron L Mishara

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:13

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  27. Content type: Book review

    Animal Models in the Light of Evolution provides persuasive evidence that animal models should be used with great caution when applying the results to human diseases. Mice and other model animals are both simi...

    Authors: Lewis Wolpert

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:12

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  28. Content type: Commentary

    Dr Anne Merriman is the founder of Hospice Africa and Hospice Africa Uganda. She is presently Director of Policy and International Programmes. Here she tells the story of how HAU was founded. Dr Richard Hardin...

    Authors: Anne Merriman and Richard Harding

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:10

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  29. Content type: Research

    Flawed clinical practice guidelines may compromise patient care. Commercial conflicts of interest on panels that write treatment guidelines are particularly problematic, because panelists may have conflicting ...

    Authors: Lorraine Johnson and Raphael B Stricker

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:9

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  30. Content type: Commentary

    Due to the socio-demographic change in most developed western countries, elderly populations have been continuously increasing. Therefore, preventive and assistive systems that allow elderly people to independ...

    Authors: Astrid M Schülke, Herbert Plischke and Niko B Kohls

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:8

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  31. Content type: Meeting report

    The Varsity Medical Debate, between Oxford and Cambridge Universities, brings together practitioners and the public, professors, pupils and members of the polis, to facilitate discussion about ethics and polic...

    Authors: Myura Nagendran, Sanjay Budhdeo, Mahiben Maruthappu and Kapil Sugand

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:7

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  32. Content type: Commentary

    This paper examines the philosophical substructure to the theoretical conflicts that permeate contemporary mental health care in the UK. Theoretical conflicts are treated here as those that arise among practit...

    Authors: Nathan M Gerard

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:4

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  33. Content type: Editorial

    A common theme in the contemporary medical model of psychiatry is that pathophysiological processes are centrally involved in the explanation, evaluation, and treatment of mental illnesses. Implied in this per...

    Authors: Tejas Patil and James Giordano

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:3

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  34. Content type: Commentary

    Basing ourselves on the writings of Hans Jonas, we offer to psychosomatic medicine a philosophy of life that surmounts the mind-body dualism which has plagued Western thought since the origins of modern scienc...

    Authors: Michael A Schwartz and Osborne P Wiggins

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:2

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