- The arrogant physician--a Judaic perspectiveAllan S Berger
Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
J Relig Health 41:127-9. 2002..The author presents a concise historical review of the Judaic perspective on the role of the physician, his position in the community, and the attitudes/values that should characterize his healing pursuit...
- The Evil Eye--an ancient superstitionAllan S Berger
Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
J Relig Health 51:1098-103. 2012..Some of the methods used to thwart the negative effects of the Evil Eye are enumerated. Relevant psychodynamics and common expressions of the Evil Eye superstition are elucidated upon...
- The evil eye: a cautious lookAllan S Berger
J Relig Health 52:785-8. 2013..The sin of envy, the role of God, Scripture, and Satan are examined. The author concludes with a statement of his own way of dealing with the evil eye and its underlying essence. ..
- Arrogance among physiciansAllan S Berger
Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
Acad Med 77:145-7. 2002..The author concludes by reminding his fellow physicians that "we should not exaggerate our own importance. we are but an instrument of healing and not its source."..