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An insider view


This week we’ve approached some difficult issues in the Medical Humanities, namely the insider view of mental illness, what it’s like to subjectively experience episodes of mental illness. We’ve looked at poetry, music, and imagery as a way of approaching mental illness.

What do you think, can art help us to think more imaginatively and sympathetically about mental illness?

Let us know in the comments below.

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Medicine and the Arts: Humanising Healthcare

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