Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Hysteria Beyond Freud” as Want to Read:
Hysteria Beyond Freud
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Hysteria Beyond Freud

3.57 of 5 stars 3.57  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  0 reviews
"She's hysterical." For centuries, the term "hysteria" has been used by physicians and laymen alike to diagnose and dismiss the extreme emotionality and mysterious physical disorders presumed to bedevil others—especially women. How has this medical concept assumed its power? What cultural purposes does it serve? Why do different centuries and different circumstances produc ...more
Hardcover, 478 pages
Published December 7th 1993 by University of California Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Hysteria Beyond Freud, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Hysteria Beyond Freud

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-28 of 28)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Anne
Anne marked it as to-read
Nov 21, 2014
Benzaqueen
Benzaqueen marked it as to-read
Jul 10, 2014
Stacy Metals
Stacy Metals marked it as to-read
May 14, 2014
Helyn
Helyn marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2014
Bolette
Bolette marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2013
polyxana
polyxana marked it as to-read
Aug 19, 2013
Che
Che marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2013
Abbey
Abbey added it
Nov 19, 2012
Courtney
Courtney marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2012
Rachel
Rachel marked it as to-read
Sep 11, 2012
Keija
Keija added it
Jul 26, 2012
Jenny
Jenny marked it as to-read
Aug 31, 2011
Barbara
Barbara marked it as to-read
Aug 07, 2011
Diana
Diana marked it as to-read
Jul 28, 2011
Kevin
Kevin is currently reading it
Nov 03, 2010
Lauren Klotz
Lauren Klotz marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2010
Casae
Casae marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2009
Ama
Ama added it
Sep 05, 2007
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Difference and Pathology: Stereotypes of Sexuality, Race and Madness Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery Obesity: The Biography Seeing the Insane Conversations with Nietzsche: A Life in the Words of His Contemporaries

Share This Book