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The Language Of Illness

Since our thoughts, judgments, decisions and actions are shaped by our language, it is curious why so many spend so little time considering the words they use.  Sooner or later, we will all be called to play a role in someone’s illness story. The way we play that role, the words we use or don’t use, may alleviate or accentuate the suffering of that illness. The language of illness is simple and honest, it’s time to consider the language we use.

You can read about this in The Language of Illness by Fergus Shanahan published by Liberties Press. APC Microbiome Ireland were delighted to host the launch of this book, via Microsoft Teams, on Thursday, September 17th. For those of you who could not attend, you can watch the launch here.

Copies of the book can be ordered from Liberties Press here