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Odyssey
  • J. Launer
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medical Journal
  • 24 October 2012
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Narrative-Based Primary Care: A Practical Guide
Introduction. Part One: Practice. Narrative practitioner at work. Concepts. Techniques. Helping narratives to flow. Families. Mental health. What hinders narratives. Clinical supervision. WorkExpand
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A narrative approach to mental health in general practice
This is the second in a series of five articles on narrative based medicine There is a tension between the complex narrative that a patient brings into the consulting room and a doctor'sExpand
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Why narrative?
  • J. Launer
  • Postgraduate Medical Journal
  • 1 March 2009
If you have been reading medical journals regularly over the last few years, you will almost certainly have noticed that the word ‘‘narrative’’ has been appearing more and more often. You may evenExpand
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Training for systemic general practice: a new approach from the Tavistock Clinic.
A new course at the Tavistock Clinic offers general practitioners (GPs) and primary care nurses a training based on family therapy principles but directed at developing skills and conceptualizationExpand
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Clinical uncertainty in primary care : the challenge of collaborative engagement
Section One: Clinical Uncertainty in Primary Care1.Introduction.- 2.Uncertainty and Clinical Method.- 3.Learning about Uncertainty in Professional Practice.- Section Two: The Challenge ofExpand
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Moving on from Balint: embracing clinical supervision.
  • J. Launer
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of general practice : the…
  • 1 March 2007
Apart from general practice, most of the helping professions now have an established culture of clinical supervision.1 Some professions, like counselling, consider supervision to be essential forExpand
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On kindness
  • J. Launer
  • Postgraduate Medical Journal
  • 1 December 2008
‘‘I’m not a clever doctor, but I am a kind one.’’ My colleague’s statement was striking and I have remembered it for many years. He was another local general practitioner (GP), close to retirement,Expand
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