From Paralysis to Fatigue: A History of Psychosomatic Illness in the Modern Era

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The first book to put the physical symptoms of stress in their historical andcultural context, Shorter's fascinating history shows how patients throughoutthe centuries have experienced symptoms of stress in tandem with the culturalshifts of larger society.

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