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Hysterical Men

The Hidden History of Male Nervous Illness

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HARDCOVER

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674031661

Publication Date: 11/30/2008

Short

384 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

18 halftones

World

  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Note on Usage
  • Prologue. Hysteria: The Male Malady
  • 1. Hysterick Women and Hypochondriack Men
  • 2. The Great Victorian Eclipse
  • 3. Charcot and La Grande Hystérie Masculine
  • 4. Male Hysteria at the Fin de Siècle
  • 5. Freud and the Origins of Psychoanalysis
  • Conclusion. Men and the Fictions of Medicine
  • Notes
  • Index

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