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From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era

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This fascinating history of psychosomatic disorders shows how patients throughout the centuries have produced symptoms in tandem with the cultural shifts of the larger society. Newly popularized diseases such as "chronic fatigue syndrome" and "total allergy syndrome" are only the most recent examples of patients complaining of ailments that express the truths about the culture in which they live.

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From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era
1993, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780029286678

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From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era
1992, Free Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780029286654

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