Mental (Dis)Order in Later Medieval Europe
BRILL, Mar 13, 2014 - History - 296 pages
Mental (Dis)order in the Late Middle Ages sketches the boundaries between mental, social and physical order and various states of disorder – unexpected mood swings, fury, melancholy, stress, insomnia, and demonic influence – and focuses on the interaction between lay and elite cultures.
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