The Shame and Medicine Project is an engagement between medical practitioners, social scientists, philosophers and medical humanities scholars seeking to investigate the role of shame in the context of health, medicine and medical practice.
From the Blog…
Last week I went to the second of 3 interdisciplinary workshops on Shame and Medicine. The first workshop was on patients’ shame, and this was on shame and healthcare professionals. In particular, it helped me think about some of the things that are making life so...read more
This blog post is reprinted from the Beauty Demands Blog from 05/04/2017. See: http://beautydemands.blogspot.co.uk/2017/04/you-might-not-notice-it-but-i-do-shame.html It is only very recently that elective cosmetic surgery has entered the mainstream as a routine and...read more
Passing the paper shop on St. Valentine’s day, my eye caught a headline on the cover of the popular magazine ‘Bella’. ‘I lost 7 stone after my hot tub facebook shame.’ Inside, over a double page, Charlotte told her story: how she’d put on weight after the birth of her...read more
We are delighted to announce that the Shame and Medicine Project received a Wellcome Trust Seed Award in 2016. The PIs Dr Luna Dolezal and Dr Barry Lyons will run this project from September 2016 until August 2015. With an interdisciplinary group of collaborators, the...read more