Publisher Description

This work on the etiology and treatment of neurasthenia, commonly called brain drain, provided the intersection of medical diagnoses of a serious ailment with cultural critiques of modernity and the vigorous reassertion of traditional gender ideologies. It was for neurasthenia that Mitchell treated feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman and countless others, for whom the pace and pressures of modern society had proved too difficult to bear, and who were exhibiting symptoms ranging from severe depression and unbearable lassitude, to anxiety and panic disorders.

GENRE
Non-Fiction
RELEASED
1914
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
60
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
40
KB

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