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Title Gender, health, and illness : the case of nerves / edited by Dona L. Davis and Setha M. Low
Published New York : Hemisphere, [1989]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 226 pages)
Series A Health care for women international publication
Health care for women international publication.
Contents George Beard and Lydia Pinkham : gender, class, and nerves in late 19th century America / Dona L. Davis -- Gender, emotion, and nervios in urban Guatemala / Setha M. Low -- The burden of responsibility : duty, depression, and nervios in Andean Ecuador / Ruthbeth Finerman -- Notes on nervios : a disorder of menopause / Elyse Ann Barnett -- The universality of nerves / Kaja Finkler -- Nerves and psychosomatic illness : the case of Um Ramadan / Laurie Krieger -- Nevra in a Greek village : idiom, metaphor, symptom, or disorder? / Mari H. Clark -- Living on their nerves : nervous debility in Northern Ireland / Jeffrey A. Sluka -- Experience of nervousness and anxiety disorders in Puerto Rican women : psychiatric and ethnopsychological perspectives / Joan D. Koss-Chioino -- Nervios and dysphoria in Mexican American widows / Margarita Kay and Carmen Portillo -- Nerves, worriation, and Black women : a community study in the American South / Linda A. Camino
Summary First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Notes Also published as an issue of Health care for women international
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Anxiety -- Cross-cultural studies
Anxiety -- Sex factors
Depression, Mental -- Cross-cultural studies
Depression, Mental -- Sex factors
Psychiatry, Transcultural.
Anxiety Disorders -- ethnology.
Cultural Characteristics.
Depression -- ethnology.
Sex Factors.
Women -- psychology.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Dona Lee, 1948-
Low, Setha M.
ISBN 131777048X