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The Harmony of Illusions: Inventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Allan Young
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[EAN: 9780691017235], Neubuch, [PU: Princeton University Press], ALLAN YOUNG,MEDICAL BOOKS,PSYCHOLOGY AND COUNSELING,HISTORY PHILOSOPHY,SCIENCE MATHEMATICS,POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER,PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, Psychology & Psychiatry|Mental Illness, Psychology & Psychiatry|Psychopathology, This item is printed on demand. 328 pages. As far back as we know, there have been individuals incapacitated by memories that have filled them with sadness and remorse, fright and horror, or a sense of irreparable loss. Only recently, however, have people tormented with such recollections been diagnosed as suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Here Allan Young traces this malady, particularly as it is suffered by Vietnam veterans, to its beginnings in the emergence of ideas about the unconscious mind and to earlier manifestations of traumatic memory like shell shock or traumatic hysteria. In Youngs view, PTSD is not a timeless or universal phenomenon newly discovered. Rather, it is a harmony of illusions, a cultural product gradually put together by the practices, technologies, and narratives with which it is diagnosed, studied, and treated and by the various interests, institutions, and moral arguments mobilizing these efforts. This book is part history and part ethnography, and it includes a detailed account of everyday life in the treatment of Vietnam veterans with PTSD. To illustrate his points, Young presents a number of fascinating transcripts of the group therapy and diagnostic sessions that he observed firsthand over a period of two years. Through his comments and the transcripts themselves, the reader becomes familiar with the individual hospital personnel and clients and their struggle to make sense of life after a tragic war. One observes that everyone on the unit is heavily invested in the PTSD diagnosis: boundaries between therapist and patient are as unclear as were the distinctions between victim and victimizer in the jungles of Southeast Asia. This item ships from La Vergne,TN.

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Argues that post-traumatic stress disorder is a cultural product put together by the practices, technologies, and narratives with which it is diagnosed, studied, and treated and by the various interests, institutions, and moral arguments mobilizing these efforts.This book includes an account of the treatment of Vietnam veterans with PTSD.; Hardback \ Thomas W. Cronin; Scientific, Technical and Medical > Medicine: general issues > History of medicine, Princeton University Press

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[ED: Softcover], [PU: Princeton University Press], "Young offers a brilliant acount of how post-traumatic stress disorder came into being. His detailed analysis of sessions with Vietnam Vetrens at Vetrens Administration hospitals is one of the finest pieces of up-to-date medical anthropology in existence."--Ian Hacking, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto 5 line drawings Versandfertig in 6-10 Tagen, DE, Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten)

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The Harmony of Illusions: Inventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

As far back as we know, there have been individuals incapacitated by memories that have filled them with sadness, remorse, horror, or loss. Today people tormented with such recollections are diagnosed with "post-traumatic stress disorder". Anthropologist Allan Young traces this malady, particularly as it is suffered by Vietnam veterans, to its beginnings in the emergence of ideas about the unconscious mind. 328 pp.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780691017235
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0691017239
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1997
Publisher: PRINCETON UNIV PR
340 Pages
Weight: 0,513 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0691017239

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0-691-01723-9, 978-0-691-01723-5


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