Modern Myths and Medical Consumerism: The Asclepius Complex

Modern Myths and Medical Consumerism: The Asclepius Complex

by Antonio Lanfranchi


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815348221
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/21/2018
Series: Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies Series
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Antonio Karim Lanfranchi is Senior Cardiology Specialist at the University Hospital L. Sacco, Milan.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I A metapsychology of the doctor’s consciousness 1. The story of Asclepius 2. Alfred Ziegler’s archetypal medicine PART II Medicine and society in our time 1. Modern myths in medicine 2. Narcissus’s mirror 3. The illusory nature of concretism 4. Considerations on courage PART III Life hanging by a thread 1. Illness as an experience of the soul 2. The globalization of medicine: towards an ecological medicine

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