neurasthenia

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nervous breakdown (not in technical use)

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Beard, George Miller, AMMD, American Nervousness: Its Causes and
Laing (The Divided Self, 1960, and The Politics of Experience, 1967); on Tom Lutz's ideas about neurasthenia (American Nervousness, 1991); on Michel Foucault's theory about the "clinical gaze" (The Birth of the Clinic, 1973); on Barbara Johnson's The Feminist Difference: Literature, Psychoanalysis, Race and Gender (1998); on Toril Moi's Sexual Politics (1988); and on some of Jacque Lacan's theories.
In the first chapter, we find a section from The Causes of American Nervousness by George M.
Beard, American Nervousness, Its Causes and Consequences (New York, 1881); John S.
Rockwell after Beard's death in 1883, which was also the year of Beard's other book, American Nervousness. Its Causes and Consequences.
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