The meaning of healing: transcending suffering.

  title={The meaning of healing: transcending suffering.},
  author={Thomas R Egnew},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  volume={3 3},
PURPOSE Medicine is traditionally considered a healing profession, but it has neither an operational definition of healing nor an explanation of its mechanisms beyond the physiological processes related to curing. The objective of this study was to determine a definition of healing that operationalizes its mechanisms and thereby identifies those repeatable… CONTINUE READING