Framing disease : studies in cultural history /

Corporate Author: Francis Clark Wood Institute for the History of Medicine.
Other Authors: Rosenberg, Charles E., Golden, Janet Lynne, 1951-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1992
Series: Health and medicine in American society.
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Table of Contents:
  • From Bright's disease to end-stage renal disease / Steven J. Peitzman
  • Emergence of rheumatic fever in the nineteenth century / Peter C. English
  • Parasites and the germ theory of disease / John Farley
  • "Definite and material": coronary thrombosis and cardiologists in the 1920s / Christopher Lawrence
  • The medicalization of suicide in England: laymen, physicians, and cultural change, 1500-1870 / Michael MacDonald
  • American physicians' "discovery" of homosexuals, 1880-1900: a new diagnosis in a changing society / Bert Hansen
  • From psychiatric syndrome to "communicable" disease: the case of anorexia nervosa / Joan Jacobs Brumberg
  • From myalgic encephalitis to yuppie flu: a history of chronic fatigue syndromes / Robert A. Aronowitz
  • The illusion of medical certainty: silicosis and the politics of industrial disability, 1930-1960 / Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner.
  • (cont) The legal art of psychiatric diagnosis: searching for reliability / Janet A. Tighe
  • Quid pro quo in chronic illness: tuberculosis in Pennsylvania, 1876-1926 / Barbara Bates
  • Stories of epilepsy, 1880-1930 / Ellen Dwyer
  • The sick poor and the state: Arthur Newsholme on poverty, disease, and responsibility / John M. Eyler
  • Henry E. Sigerist: his interpretations of the history of disease and the future of medicine / Elizabeth Fee.