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Jinn, Psychiatry and Contested Notions of Misfortune among East London Bangladeshis
This study examines understandings of misfortune among east London Bangladeshis, particularly with respect to the role of jinn spirits. It reports on the findings of ethnographic interviews among 40Expand
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Controversies in treatment: Should a sexual offender be allowed castration?
BMJ 1993;307:790-3 Mr K is a 59 year old man with a long history of persistent sexual abuse against children. His abusive behaviour began when he was at school and continued into his marriage. HeExpand
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‘The focus is on patients’ clinical needs and distress’
  • M. Alexander
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 12 June 2003
Casualty Watch was started in south London in the early 1990s by Southwark Community Health Council, at a time when many patients using King's College Hospital experienced inadequate andExpand
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Retreat from openness
A friend remembers...sterilization pioneer John Bowie.
Referral of Dr Peter Mansfield to the GMC
  • M. Alexander
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • 1 December 2001
Editor—Majeed’s editorial on the referral of Dr Peter Mansfield to the General Medical Council is flawed as he assumes that Worcestershire Health Authority has power in managing its responsibilityExpand
Global carbon monoxide fluxes: inappropriate measurement procedures.
Minamata patients in Japan were found to have middlebut not lowfrequency deficits (high frequencies were not tested) with little or no constriction of visual fields (16). Although deficits inExpand
Patients' PALS set to change primary care
Six new bodies will deal with patient complaints and advocacy from April. Malcolm Alexander explains their roles and considers their potential.