Women and Madness

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972 - Medical - 359 pages
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Feminist Icon Phyllis Chesler's Pioneering Work, Women and Madness, Remains Startlingly relevant today, over thirty years since its initial publication in 1972. With over 2.5 million copies sold, this seminal book is unanimously regarded as the definitive work on the subject of women's psychology. In this new edition, Chesler's original research and findings are supported by her perspectives on today's issues related to the subjects in the original book including: eating disorders, postpartum depression, biological psychiatry, important feminist political findings, female genital mutilation, and more. Book jacket.

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User Review  - insulin coma - Goodreads

redundant, opaque. i cringed through the entire chapter on 'third world women'. she offers a lot of half-baked theories but no real solutions. Read full review

Contents

FIVE
48
THE CLINICIANS
58
FOUR
114
Copyright

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Phyllis Chesler, a founder and board member of the International Committee for Women of the Wall, has been fighting for Jewish women's religious and human rights for more than thirty years. She is a psychologist and the author of eleven books, including Women and Madness and Woman's Inhumanity to Woman. She cofounded the Association for Women in Psychology and the National Women s Health Network.

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