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THE HYPOCHONDRIACS: Nine Tormented Lives

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The story of hypochondria through the lens of a few of its famous sufferers.Though the concept has evolved over the centuries, its victims have continued to suffer horribly and to make enormous demands on others. The hypochondrium, the area of the abdomen housing the liver, gall bladder and other organs, was initially conceived as the seat of human melancholy and, in that quaint term, the vapors ... Read full review

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