Catherine Belling

  • 216 Citations

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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

Reading like an editor: A farewell note

Belling, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Literature and medicine. 37, 2, p. 247-250 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Infectious rape, therapeutic revenge: Bloodletting and the health of rome's body

Belling, C., Mar 2 2017, Disease, Diagnosis, and Cure on the Early Modern Stage. Taylor and Francis, p. 113-132 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

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

  • 1 Scopus citations

    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