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Medicine, emotion and disease, 1700-1950 / edited by Fay Bound Alberti.

  • Alberti, Fay Bound, 1971-
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Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Physical description

xxviii, 196 pages ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction : emotion theory and medical history / Fay Bound Alberti -- Emotions in the early modern medical tradition / Fay Bound Alberti -- Patients and passions : languages of medicine and emotion, 1789-1850 / Thomas Dixon -- Languages and landscapes of emotion : motherhood and puerperal insanity in the nineteenth century / Hilary Marland -- "Cold calculations in the faces of horrors?" : pity, compassion and the making of humanitarian protocols / Bertrand Taithe -- Sympathy under the knife : experimentation and emotion in late victorian medicine / Paul White -- Fear and loathing in the laboratory and clinic / Otniel E. Dror -- From Clever Hans to Michael Balint : emotion, influence and the unconscious in British medical practice / Rhodri Hayward -- Diagnosing with feeling : the clinical assessment of schizophrenia in early twentieth-century European psychiatry / Susan Lanzoni.


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