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Author Fricchione, Gregory
Title Compassion and healing in medicine and society : on the nature and use of attachment solutions to separation challenges / Gregory L. Fricchione
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  RC455.4.O23 F75 2011    AVAILABLE    30520020756327
Descript xv, 534 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-517) and index
The medical mission and evolution -- Two realms of knowledge-or one? -- Knowledge, meaning, and healing -- Evolution of the protocell -- Cellular evolution -- Separation, attachment, and animal evolution -- Separation, attachment, and evolution of the brain -- Structuring the brain to know and act -- Memory and motivation -- Meaning, healing, and the brain -- Separation, attachment, and human development -- Separation, attachment, and the life cycle -- The social neuroscience of separation and attachment -- Consciousness, language, and their origins -- Evolutionary consciousness -- Implications for society, culture, and ethics -- An evolutionary true cause? -- The separation challenge-attachment solution hypothesis -- A testable hypothesis -- Analogies and analysis -- Implications for the mission of modern medicine -- Implications for medicine at the end of life -- Postscript : a commentary on human evolution
Subject Object relations (Psychoanalysis)
Attachment behavior
Separation anxiety
Object Attachment
Anxiety, Separation
Biological Evolution
Mental Healing
Social Medicine
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