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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. Content type: Research

    Through its adoption of the biomedical model of disease which promotes medical individualism and its reliance on the individual-based anthropology, mainstream bioethics has predominantly focused on respect for...

    Authors: Jacquineau Azétsop and Stuart Rennie

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2010 5:1

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  26. Content type: Review

    Organ donation after cessation of circulation and respiration, both controlled and uncontrolled, has been proposed by the Institute of Medicine as a way to increase opportunities for organ procurement. Despite...

    Authors: Joseph L Verheijde, Mohamed Y Rady and Joan McGregor

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2009 4:15

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  27. Content type: Commentary

    A code of ethics is used by individuals to justify their actions within an environment. Medical professionals require a keen understanding of specific ethical codes due to the potential consequences of their a...

    Authors: Shaheen E Lakhan, Elissa Hamlat, Turi McNamee and Cyndi Laird

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2009 4:13

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  28. Content type: Research

    The dominant unspoken philosophical basis of medical care in the United States is a form of Cartesian reductionism that views the body as a machine and medical professionals as technicians whose job is to repa...

    Authors: John G Scott, Rebecca G Scott, William L Miller, Kurt C Stange and Benjamin F Crabtree

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2009 4:11

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  29. Content type: Review

    Emil Kraepelin's nosology has been reinvented, for better or worse. In the United States, the rise of the neo-Kraepelinian nosology of DSM-III resuscitated Kraepelin's work but also differed from many of his i...

    Authors: S Nassir Ghaemi

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2009 4:10

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  30. Content type: Meeting report

    This reviews the first of a tripartite symposia series dealing with novel neuroscientific technologies, the nature of consciousness and being, and the questions that arise from such interactions. The event too...

    Authors: Guillermo Palchik

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2009 4:9

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  31. Content type: Commentary

    The development of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) as a treatment for human infertilty was among the most controversial medical achievements of the modern era. In Ireland, the fate and status of supranumary (non-tra...

    Authors: Eric Scott Sills and Sarah Ellen Murphy

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2009 4:8

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  32. Content type: Research

    It is generally claimed that there exist exceptional circumstances when taking human life may be approved and when such actions may be justified on moral grounds. Precise guidelines in the medical field for ma...

    Authors: Dragan Pavlovic, Christian Lehmann and Michael Wendt

    Citation: Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine 2009 4:6

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