Somology

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Somology refers to the study of the caring of the body, e.g., in nursing.

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Theoretical somology[edit | edit source]

Def. "understanding the body as an integration of the object body (the thing) into experience so that it is simultaneously an object, a means of experience, a means of expression, a manner of presence among other people, and a part of one's personal identity" is called somology.[1]

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  1. Jocalyn Lawler (2006). Behind the Screens: Nursing, Somology, and the Problem of the Body. Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press. p. 248. ISBN 1 920898 25 5. Retrieved 2014-08-07.

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