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My imaginary illness : a journey into uncertainty and prejudice in medical diagnosis / Chloë G.K. Atkins ; with a clinical commentary by Brian David Hodges ; foreword by Bonnie Blair O'Connor.

Author/creator Atkins, Chloë G. K. (Chloë Gwyneth Katharine), 1965-
Other author/creatorHodges, Brian David, 1964-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoIthaca [N.Y.] : ILR Press/Cornell University Press,
Descriptionxxxi, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series The culture and politics of health care work. How patients think
Culture and politics of health care work. How patients think. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Beginnings -- The original crisis -- Facing uncertainty -- Ontological apprehensions -- Diagnosis : conversion reaction -- Credo -- More paralysis and more psychological remedies -- A pyrrhic victory -- Becoming a pariah -- Fire! fire! -- Love in the midst of ruin -- Grasping at a diagnosis, hoping for a cure -- The crisis deepens -- Contemplating hemlock -- Icarus -- A crisis, American style -- Gravy.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2010013374
ISBN9780801448874 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0801448875 (cloth : alk. paper)

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