In the Journals

Special Issue! The Human, Human Rights, and DNA Identity Tests

In addition to the articles highlighted in this month’s regular “In the Journals” post, the January issue of Science, Technology, & Human Values is a themed issue on “The Human, Human Rights, and DNA Identity Tests.” In the introductory article, Noa Vaisman writes that the papers “offer a serious challenge to the vision of the human subject at the …

In the Journals

In the Journals – December 2017

Happy new year! This post rounds off Somatosphere’s 2017 “In the Journals,” with articles published in December. Enjoy!

Medical Anthropology Quarterly

(In)Visibility Online: The Benefits of Online Patient Forums for People with a Hidden Illness: The Case of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)
Tarrryn Phillips, Tyson Rees

Sufferers of medically unexplained conditions that are not observable in the clinic can experience …

In the Journals

In the Journals–October 2017

International Journal of Social Psychiatry (September issue)

Becoming a patient-illness representations of depression of Anglo-Australian and Sri Lankan patients through the lens of Leventhal’s illness representational model

Josefine Antoniades, Danielle Mazza, Bianca Brijnath

Depression is prevalent globally. While the uptake of mental health services is poor in the general community, the lack of service engagement is particularly profound in migrant …