What does it mean to be well? Is it something in our body? Or, is it rather something subjective – something of the mind? In his collection of clinical stories, psychiatrist Dr Alastair Santhouse draws on his experience of treating thousands of hospital patients to show how our emotions are inextricably linked to our physical wellbeing. He argues that conventional medical models overlook the most important component of our health – our state of mind.
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