Person-Centered Healthcare

Narrative Medicine: The Use of History and Story in the Healing Process

This book has been written by Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona. Its contents are relevant to both mental and biophysical healthcare. The publishers say: “Seeks to restore the pivotal role of the patient’s own story in the healing processShows how conventional medicine tends…
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What it is like to not be involved in risk management, care planning or significant decisions in mental health care

“When assessments, decisions and plans are made without my presence, let alone my input, it isn’t a cause of annoyance or anger but instead the source of complicated hurt, distress, mistrust, hopelessness and destruction of the self.” From the thedoodlechroniclesblog :…
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Contextualising science in the aftermath of the evidence-based medicine era: On the need for person-centred healthcare

This article by Andrew Miles and Jonathan Elliott Asbridge – published December 2013 in the European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare – is relevant to both mental and biophysical healthcare. It begins: “How are we to deal with what Charon [1] has called…
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