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Medicine, Emotion and Disease, 1700-1950 Fay Bound Alberti

Medicine, Emotion and Disease, 1700-1950

Fay Bound Alberti

Published October 31st 2006
ISBN : 9781403985378
Hardcover
224 pages
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Using interdisciplinary techniques and original research findings, Medicine, Emotion and Disease, 1700-1950 brings together scholars in the history of medicine to address medical theories and beliefs about emotion and disease. It explores such issuesMoreUsing interdisciplinary techniques and original research findings, Medicine, Emotion and Disease, 1700-1950 brings together scholars in the history of medicine to address medical theories and beliefs about emotion and disease. It explores such issues as the shift from humoral to nervous interpretations of emotion- the emotional nature of the relationship between medical professionals and their patients- and the extent to which gender might influence the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of pathological emotional conditions.