Laura Cushing-Harries Reviews The Distance Cure

13 Dec, 2021

Laura Cushing-Harries Reviews The Distance Cure

Hannah Zeavin's book The Distance Cure: A History of Teletherapy (MIT, 2020) is reviewed by in The Polyphony: Conversations Across the Medical Humanities by Laura Cushing-Harries. From the great review:

The Distance Cure is an eloquently written and rigorously researched history of teletherapy, offering an important contribution to the history of mental healthcare delivery that furthers much-needed discussions on affordability, access and provision. ‘Teletherapy cannot fix that which is systemic’ (232), but at a time when distance is everywhere, it seems imperative to consider how new and more inclusive communicative relationships might be forged.

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