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Julia Borossa

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Hysteria was once simultaneously physical illness, an illness without physical symptoms – and something unmistakably feminine. Freud and Charcot diagnosed Hysteria as psychological trauma manifesting itself through the body – its cure resting between therapy and medicine. Hysteria examines, too, some of the ‘hysterical identifications’ of our time, from dictatorship to pop culture.

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ISBN: 9781840462425

Price: 3.99

Pages: 80

Publication date: 09/04/2001


Series: Ideas in Psychoanalysis

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