The Response to Suffering

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This book chapter was originally published as:

Gordon, J. (2008). The response to suffering. In M. Evans, R. Ahlzen, I. Heath, & J. Macnaughton (Eds.), Medical humanities companion Vol. 1 Symptom (pp. 86-100). Oxford, England: Radcliffe Publishing.

ISBN: 9781846192869


This chapter considers symptoms in terms of in terms of their effects on relationships - the response to suffering. It looks in particular at the factors that bear on the relationship between the sufferer and significant others.


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© 2008 Martyn Evans, Rolf Ahlzen, Iona Heath and Jane Macnaughton

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