Patient stories, narratives of resistance and the ethics of humane care: a la recherche du temps perdu.

@article{Mishler2005PatientSN,
  title={Patient stories, narratives of resistance and the ethics of humane care: a la recherche du temps perdu.},
  author={Elliot G. Mishler},
  journal={Health},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={431-51}
}
Over the past 20 years, the study of patient-physician relationships and the discourse of clinical encounters has become a major area of inquiry. Interest in these topics is closely linked to an ethic of humane care, reflecting widespread criticism of a technocratic approach to clinical practice. A narrow framing of this approach led to the neglect of a category of patients' socially grounded accounts of their illness and treatment experiences referred to as 'narratives of resistance'. The… CONTINUE READING
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