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Author Beatty, Heather, 1979- author.

Title Nervous disease in late eighteenth-century Britain : the reality of a fashionable disorder / Heather R. Beatty
Published London : Routledge, 2015


Description 1 online resource
Series Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine
Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Explaining a Fashionable Disorder; 1 Defining Nervous Disease in Eighteenth-Century Britain; 2 Quacks, Social Climbers, Social Critics and Gentlemen Physicians: The Nerve Doctors of Late Eighteenth-Century Britain; 3 'Fester'd with Nonsense': Nervous Patients in Late Eighteenth-Century Britain; 4 The Pursuit of Health: The Treatment of Nervous Disease; 5 A Disease of the Body and of the Times; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Notes Originally published: London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012
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Subject Neuroses -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Great Britain
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317321095