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Diagnosis, therapy, and evidence : conundrums in modern American medicine / Gerald N. Grob and Allan V. Horwitz.

Author:
Grob, Gerald N., 1931-2015 [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010.
Description:
xi, 253 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Critical issues in health and medicine. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Rhetoric and Reality in Modern American Medicine -- Ch. 2. Medical Rivalry and Etiological Speculation: The Case of Peptic Ulcer -- Ch. 3. How Theory Makes Bad Practice: The Case of Tonsillectomy -- Ch. 4. How Science Tries to Explain Deadly Diseases: Coronary Heart Disease and Cancer -- Ch. 5. Transforming Amorphous Stress into Discrete Disorders: The Case of Anxiety -- Ch. 6. Depression: Creating Consensus from Diagnostic Confusion -- Ch. 7. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Result of Abnormal Environments or Abnormal Individuals? -- Epilogue. Where Do We Go from Here?
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780813546711 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0813546710 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780813546728 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0813546729 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009008097
OCLC:
311060181
Related name:
RCP:
C - S