Wendy Lowe reviews ‘Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Shame: Methods, Theory, Norms, Cultures and Politics’

Wendy Lowe takes a look at a new edited collection on shame, and explores its relevance to the medical humanities. In some ways, because Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Shame deals with

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What’s it like to have ADHD?

David Ellis reflects on ADHD and the language - and judgements - around it. ‘But you said for me to write a couple of lines’, I protest as the teacher

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Contagious! Visiting an Exhibition on Epidemic Diseases

What do objects from a bygone age tell us about epidemics today? Since opening in June, the exhibition Contagious! reflects on the history of pandemics, including patients’ painful experiences, coping and containment strategies, and examples of ground-breaking medical research. Ruben Verwaal reports on his recent visit.

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‘Creating Romantic Obsession’: Book Review

Sierra Moreno reviews Kathleen Béres Rogers' Creating Romantic Obsession: Scorpions in the Mind (Palgrave Macmillan: 2019) Francisco Goya's 1799 etching The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters, No. 43 of his Los Caprichos

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