The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing & the Human Condition
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.
Publisher: Basic Books
Date Published: 1988
Place Published: New York
Condition: Very good
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.