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Panic Diaries: A Genealogy of Panic Disorder / Edition 1
     

Panic Diaries: A Genealogy of Panic Disorder / Edition 1

by Jackie Orr
 

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ISBN-10: 0822336235

ISBN-13: 9780822336235

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

A cultural history and sociological critique of 20th century panic, from the Cold War to contemporary psychiatry.

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A cultural history and sociological critique of 20th century panic, from the Cold War to contemporary psychiatry.

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ISBN-13:
9780822336235
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments....................ix
Prologue....................1
ONE History, Memory, Story: Openings....................3
TWO The Martian in the Machine: Panic Theory and Theaters of War....................33
THREE "Keep Calm!" for the Cold War: Diary of a Mental Patient....................79
FOUR Performing Methods: Cybernetics, Psychopharmacology, and Postwar Psychiatry....................165
FIVE Panic Xanax: A Patient Diary....................211
Epilogue....................275
Notes....................281
Bibliography....................323
Index....................347

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