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All in the mind? Ben Gray

Somatic Illness and the Patient’s Other Story. A practical integrative mind/body approach to disease for doctors and psychotherapists Brian Broom Free Association Books ISBN 185343379 9 This is a remarkable book. The subtitle suggests that the main audience should be…
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Evolving towards art, Ben Gray

The Art of the Possible Peter L Schwartz, Christopher J Heath and Anthony G Egan Otago University Press, $39.95, ISBN 0908569874 If the decision to review a book in New Zealand Books were made on the basis of how many…
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Reviewing health services, Ben Gray

Health where it hurts: The story of the Newtown Health Service Don Matheson (ed), Newtown Union Health Service, Wellington, 1992, $15 Health reforms: A second opinion,  Lyndon Keene (ed), Wellington Health Action Committee, 1992, $10 Core Services 1993/94: The First…
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Addressing the crystal ball, Ben Gray

Unsettled Outlook, New Zealand in a Greenhouse World Matt McGlone, Tom Clarkson and Blair Fitzharris GP Books, Wellington, 1990, $19.95 Historical Taranaki: An Archaeological Guide Nigel Prickett, GP Books, Wellington, 1990, $19.95 The ‘Greenhouse effect’ has entered our vocabulary. Most…
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Posted in History, Natural History, Non-fiction, Review
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