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Author Belling, Catherine Francis.

Title A condition of doubt : the meanings of hypochondria / Catherine Belling.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.8525 BELL    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 281 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-272) and index.
Contents That within : biologies of hypochondria -- Medicine's ghost : the unnatural history of an unreliable idea -- Swimming in the dark : the hypochondriac in the body -- Contested authority : an expert patient lectures the physicians -- Hating hypochondriacs : stigma and stereotype -- Dangerous fearlessness : the formation of physicians -- Be informed : medical knowledge -- Be responsible : cautionary tales -- Be afraid : horror stories -- How can I tell? Professing hypochondria -- The story that won't begin : hypochondria's narrative structure -- Unreliable historians : hypochondria's narrators.
Subject Hypochondria.
ISBN 9780199892365 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199892369 (hbk. : alk. paper)