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Making Sense of Illness: Science, Society and Disease

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This 1998 book offers historical essays about how diseases change their meaning. Each of the diseases or etiologic hypotheses in this book has had a controversial and contested history: psychosomatic views of ulcerative colitis, twentieth-century chronic fatigue syndrome, Lyme disease, angina pectoris, risk factors for coronary heart disease, and the type A hypothesis. At the core of these controversies are disagreements among investigators, clinicians, and patients over the best way to deal with what individuals bring to ...

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Making Sense of Illness: Science, Society and Disease
1999, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521558259

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Making Sense of Illness: Science, Society and Disease
1998, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521552349

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