restricted access   Volume 49, Number 4, Autumn 2006

Table of Contents

From: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine

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Putting the Systems Back into Systems Biology

pp. 475-489

Complex Adaptive System Models and the Genetic Analysis of Plasma HDL-Cholesterol Concentration

pp. 490-503

Science, Medicine, and Intercessory Prayer

pp. 504-514

Ethics and Philosophy

Cosmetic Psychopharmacology and the President's Council on Bioethics

pp. 515-523

History and Biography

Building Blocks That Make a Doctor, 1920-1938

pp. 524-536

Medical Education and Practice

The Gift: When a Patient Chooses to Die

pp. 537-541

"Post-Residency Disease" and the Medical Self: Identity, Work, and Health Care Among Doctors Who Become Patients

pp. 542-552

Torture in Abu Ghraib

pp. 553-569

Culture and Society

The Evolution of a Social Construction: The Case of Male Homosexuality

pp. 570-585

Why Psychiatric Conditions Are Special: An Evolutionary and Cross-Cultural Perspective

pp. 586-601

Regarding Zygotes as Persons: Implications for Public Policy

pp. 602-610

The Politics of Pathology: How Obesity Became an Epidemic Disease

pp. 611-627

Essay Review

Notes on Reading Kazuo Ishiguro's "Never Let Me Go"

pp. 628-630

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Lincoln's Gait

pp. 631-632

Book Review

A Life of Ernest Starling (review)

pp. 633-636


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