Is it all in the brain? Depression and Relationality

If you have read my about page, you’ll know by now that I am currently doing research for my dissertation, which is on the “substance of health.” I want to learn more about the features of living bodies that are relevant to defining health, and how we can allow them to constrain our definitions ofContinue reading “Is it all in the brain? Depression and Relationality”

Treating the Cause, Not the Illness – NYTimes.com

I recently came across this article, published last summer in the New York Times, about a program, Health Leads, that seeks to promote health by helping medical practitioners attend to the underlying social causes of illness: Treating the Cause, Not the Illness – NYTimes.com. The author states, “The health care system remains senselessly disconnected fromContinue reading “Treating the Cause, Not the Illness – NYTimes.com”