The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing & the Human Condition

The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing & the Human Condition

KLEINMAN, Arthur

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The author compares neurasthenia in the U.S. and China in examples. Other topics include chronic pain; conflicting explanatory models in the care of the chronically ill; the stigma and shame of illness; factitious illness; hypochondriasis; etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1988
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: 0465032028

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Very good +
  • Details:
    xviii, 284 p. 25 cm. Burgundy cloth in dustjacket. Spine ends softened and corners a bit bumped. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper.