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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.

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Empathy, shame and medical professionals

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...

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‘Fat praising and fat shaming’ by Paul Snelling

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...

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Wellcome Trust Seed Award – Shame and Medicine Project

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...

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How can a government think this is ok? - the number of homeless children in Dublin rises to 2,262. https://t.co/tQcTKudG7A via @IrishTimes
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