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1st Edition

Gender, Health And Illness
The Case Of Nerves

ISBN 9780891169031
Published August 1, 1989 by Taylor & Francis
248 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 George Beard and Lydia Pinkham, Dona L. Davis; Latin America; Chapter 2 Gender, Emotion, and Nervios in Urban Guatemala, Setha M. Low; Chapter 3 The Burden of Responsibility, Ruthbeth Finerman; Chapter 4 Notes on Nervios, Elyse Ann Barnett; Chapter 5 The Universality of Nerves, Kaja Finkler; Mediterranean and Northern Europe; Chapter 6 Nerves and Psychosomatic Illness, Laurie Krieger; Chapter 7 Nevra in a Greek Village, Mari H. Clark; Chapter 8 Living on their Nerves, Jeffrey A. Sluka; The United States; Chapter 9 Experience of Nervousness and Anxiety Disorders in Puerto Rican Women, Joan D. Koss-Chioino; Chapter 10 Nervios and Dysphoria in Mexican American Widows, Margarita Kay, Carmen Portillo; Chapter 11 Nerves, Worriation, and Black Women, Linda A. Camino;

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Dona L. Davis Department of Social Behavior, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota