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Mortally Wounded: Stories of Soul Pain, Death and Healing

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 19 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1023
  1. Claud Regnard

    Michael Kearney Mercier, £9.99, pp 191 ISBN 1 86023 033 4

    This is a moving journey through the fears that face our patients and lie beneath our everyday surface. Kearney feels we live increasingly separated from the intuitive side of our nature and that our “fix it” approach fails when faced with deep fears. He believes that only by helping patients to give space to those deep fears will they achieve the dignity of accepting help. He describes how he uses imagery to help them reach down into those fears and illustrates this …

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