Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health: Documents and Essays
John Harley Warner, Janet A. Tighe
Houghton Mifflin, 2001 - Medical - 539 pages
This text presents a carefully selected group of readings on medical history and development that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.
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Upstanding men were absolutely unable to resist these young women. As
psychiatrists related it, particularly attractive young women seduced many a
hapless man over telephone lines, in automobiles, on public conveyances, and
even in ...
Others thought such exchanges unworthy of a self-respecting young woman. Yet
the urban working- class view of sex as a commodity shaped the heterosexual
relations of even those working girls who thought "treating" beneath them.
The women whom psychiatrists diagnosed as psychopaths at the Boston
Psychopathic Hospital were overwhelmingly young (75 percent were younger
than twenty-one), single, native-born whites. One-half were Protestant, one-third
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