Introduction Past, Present and Future On the 24th February when it was two minutes to twelve o'clock in Newham General Hospital, everyone went totally hushed because a new, normal junior was going to be born, but to my parents, I was a king full of love, hope, adventure and success!My "near-the-beginning" years of life started at nursery where I learnt to be self-confident and to interact with other people to try to overcome speech therapy.
Second, the critical medical humanities engage with other critical discourses, such as those addressing race and ethnicity, disability, gender, and social and environmental inequalities (Viney, Callard, and Woods, , 2), and by doing so (as Viney, Callard, and Woods suggest), they open the door to the kind of thinking that medicine has rarely been subject to: that of critical theorists such as Hannah Arendt and Theodor Adorno.
The third approach of critical medical humanities is methodological.
Granted, given the situatedness of medical culture and the importance of entangling with critical theory, research in the medical humanities is necessarily interdisciplinary – open to whatever disciplinary knowledge or methodological approaches best enable new research questions to be generated and new knowledge to emerge.
Saunders and Fernyhough’s project is a leading example of such work, engaging as it does with researchers in psychology, medieval and modern literature, history, philosophy, anthropology, neuroscience, clinical psychology, and psychiatry, with a major aim of actually influencing the care and treatment of those who are traumatised by hearing voices.
In our January 2019 issue, we introduce two new features which aim to cast the reason and light of history on contemporary concerns.
First, in Head to Head, we ask a panel of leading historians from differing backgrounds to consider a major question of our time, beginning with: Why are the British so ignorant of Irish history?
Becoming a pharmacist would create an easier and enjoyable life and will educate me in various parts in life.
In my petite and gracious life so far I had numerous of fears and had overcome them but I had a lot of other fears to overcome such as: Heights, bugs and the dark.
Seeing that days and weeks went past, I was getting even more eager to see what private school I would be able to go to.
Another critical day of my life came to see what school I got accepted in I got a post from the school as I was opening the letter and I was getting horrified by the looks of the small letter font and the next second I was screaming as I got in one of the greatest private school on the land; I was as happy as the smiling sun!