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Women & madness

Women & madness

Author: Phyllis Chesler
Publisher: New York : Avon Books, 1973, ©1972.
Series: Avon, 42507.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An examination of the female condition and what is called madness.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chesler, Phyllis.
Women & madness.
New York : Avon Books, 1973, ©1972
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis Chesler
ISBN: 0380016273 9780380016273 0380425076 9780380425075
OCLC Number: 10085158
Description: xxiii, 359 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Why madness? --
Asylums --
The clinicians --
The female career as a psychiatric patient --
Sex between patient and therapist --
Psychiatrically institutionalized women --
Lesbians --
Third world women --
Feminists --
Female psychology: past, present, and future.
Series Title: Avon, 42507.
Other Titles: Women and madness
Responsibility: Phyllis Chesler.


An examination of the female condition and what is called madness.


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