Table of Contents

Following my heart / Brian Kaplan.
The medicine of experience / Alice Greene.
Medicine : a suitable case for treatment? / David Owen.
Seeking the true nature / Peter Gregory.
The betrayal of nature / John Saxton.
Discovering the art of healing : a doctor's journey / David Curtin.
My journey into medicine / Charles Forsyth. Passionate Medicine is a compelling record of the journeys of five doctors and two veterinary surgeons from conventional medicine to homeopathy. In search of truth and healing in their profession, the contributors challenge the shortcomings of conventional medical training and methods, in particular the notion that effective clinicians should be objective and emotionally detached. Their insightful autobiographical stories clearly demonstrate the cost of the 'dehumanising' principle to the medical profession and argue for a more holistic, caring model that regards self-knowledge, passion and th.