Os psiquiatras devem ler ficção? – Essa é a pergunta que Allan Beveridge coloca neste editorial do British Journal of Psychiatry de 2003. Um pouco antigo, mas vale a leitura.

In medicine, the humanities were formerly considered to be an important part of medical education. In the 18th century it was held that the doctor should be a man (it was invariably a man) of culture, and should be well versed in the humanities. This would confer wisdom on his clinical practice