Organ Transplantation and Magical Thinking

@article{Vamos2010OrganTA,
  title={Organ Transplantation and Magical Thinking},
  author={M. Vamos},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={44},
  pages={883 - 887}
}
  • M. Vamos
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Organ transplantation can provide important treatment benefits in a variety of situations. While a number of live donor procedures are now possible, procurement of organs from dead donors remains the mainstay of transplant programmes. However, cadaveric donation rates remain much lower than anticipated, and some patients who receive organs struggle to adapt to their new body. The reasons for this are not entirely explained by rational or logical means. This paper uses concepts drawn from… Expand
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