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Psychotherapy and health concerns

Poetry and Writing Therapy

see also the works and references at Metaphor/Metonym for Health

National Association for Poetry Therapy

The Body Electric Journal published by the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago

Art, Health, and Medicine

The Creative Journal Lucia Capacchione

Center for Journal Therapy Kathleen Adams

Gastrointestinal Disorders

General Public Information (several of these sites contain good search engines) and some professional sites:

American Gastroenterological Association Digestive Health Resource Center

American Digestive Health Foundation Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

U.S., National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) . Directory of Digestive Desease Organizations for patients

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Functional Brain Gut Research Group (professional) with more information for the general public at the University of North Carolina Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America - library of materials for the general public and physicians

irritablebowel net web page

Health and Art

Dr. Koop's pages

Madness and art/writing/creativity

American Institute of Medical Education

Poetics and Visual Poetry

International Foundation for Word and Image Studies

Books referenced in online work:

The True Vine : On Visual Representation... Stephen Bann

Pictures of the Body : Pain and..James Elkins

A Thousand Plateaus : Capitalism and...

Cancer Stories Creativity and Self-Repair

Painterly Abstraction in Modernist...

Collage : Critical Views (Studies in the...

Julia Kristeva Interviews (European...

Modernism, Medicine, & William Carlos...