Catherine Belling

  • 200 Citations
19982018
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Research Interests

Hypochondriasis as psychiatric diagnosis; hypochondria/disease anxiety as a problem for primary care; cultural narratives regarding health/disease and their role in fostering anxiety about disease and about health care. The role of narrative in patients', physicians', and biomedical scientists' thinking about the inside of the living human body. The place of fear and uncertainty in medical epistemology.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Stony Brook University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine

… → 2000

Research interests

  • Bioethics
  • Biomedical Literacy
  • History of Medicine
  • Literature and Medicine
  • Medical Humanities
  • Narrative Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health

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Research Output 1998 2018

Editor's foreword a year of frankenstein

Belling, C., Jan 1 2018, In : Literature and medicine. 36, 2, p. 261-263 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

editor
Frankenstein
Foreword
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dark zones: The ebola body as a configuration of horror

Belling, C., Jan 1 2016, Endemic: Essays in Contagion Theory. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 43-66 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Congo
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Traction
Reading
Rupture

Introduction: From bioethics and humanities to biohumanities?

Belling, C., Mar 1 2016, In : Literature and medicine. 34, 1, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

19th Century History
20th Century History
Medicine in Literature
Bioethics
bioethics
president
physician
discourse
experiment
American Novels

Benevolent deception: Send me no flowers

Belling, C., May 27 2015, The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies. Oxford University Press, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Deception
Flower
Intentions
Physicians
Medication