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Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Mariah Smith - Goodreads

Painfully boring. Dillon is not writing to amuse the common folks here... what is this, his doctoral thesis or something? Back stories on Boswell, etc. would be useful for us ordinary folks before we ... Read full review

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User Review  - joyceann917 - LibraryThing

Author's writing style is tedious to read. Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Meghan - Goodreads

The author tried to link these historical figures together through their shared symptoms of hypochondria, but then chose to focus and explain every symptom of psychological disorder except for hypochondria. The book was instead a showcase for depression and anxiety. Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Esther - Goodreads

Line-up nine very unique and accomplished people, certainly eccentric, some crazy not all hypochondriacs. There is no scientific justification for this group classification, but the author does share interesting history along the way. Read full review

Review: The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives

User Review  - Jenny Brown - Goodreads

The author's ignorance of medicine and psychiatry makes his heavy handed attempts to force his subjects into the diagnosis "hypochondriac" annoying and unconvincing and turns into a show case for his ... Read full review


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