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Author Micale, Mark S., 1957-

Title Hysterical men : the hidden history of male nervous illness / Mark S. Micale.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.85240081 MICA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 366 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-347) and index.
Contents Hysterick women and hypochondriack men -- The great Victorian eclipse -- Charcot and La grande hystèIѓrie masculine -- Male hysteria at the fin de sièIђcle -- Freud and the origins of psychoanalysis.
Summary Over the course of several centuries, Western masculinity has successfully established itself as the voice of reason, knowledge, and sanity - the basis for patriarchal rule - in the face of massive testimony to the contrary. This text boldly challenges this triumphant vision of the stable and secure male.
Processing Action cat 20090415 asg/mpl BUPB.
Subject Hysteria -- History.
Men -- Mental health -- History.
ISBN 9780674031661 (alk. paper)
0674031660 (alk. paper)