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A Condition of Doubt [electronic resource]: The Meanings of Hypochondria

Catherine Belling
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780199892365 (hbk : alk. paper)
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.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-272) and index.
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