Doc, Why me? Some Thoughts on Clinical Causality

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2021.0177-0182

german translation / full article

Keywords: causality health communication heart disease risk factors philosophy medical

SummaryPatients ask their doctors why their illness has happened to them. Answers to this kind of question are often not only scientifically wrong but may induce feelings of guilt and despair. Starting from the deductive-nomological model of a scientific

(State: 15.04.2021)

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