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The Knowledge of Healing

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 05 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1599
  1. Larry Culliford, consultant psychiatrist
  1. Community Mental Health Centre, Brighton

    Director Franz Reichle

    89 minutes, at selected cinemas around Britain


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    It would be unwise to dismiss the ancient and comprehensive healing tradition embodied in today's system of Tibetan medicine simply because diagnosis and treatment seem strange and the beautiful texts are obscure, for the lack of controlled clinical trials, or because of the Buddhist emphasis on spirit as well as body and mind. It would be additionally foolish to ignore it …

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