Women and madness

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Doubleday, 1972 - Health & Fitness - 359 pages
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Feminist icon Chesler's pioneering work--2.5 million copies sold--revised and updated for the first time in 30 years. This definitive book was the first to address critical questions about women and mental health. Combining patient interviews with an analysis of women's roles in history, society, and myth Chesler concludes that there is a terrible double standard when it comes to women's psychology. In this new edition, she addresses head-on many of the most relevant issues to women and mental health today, including eating disorders, social acceptance of antidepressants, addictions, sexuality, postpartum depression, and more. Fully revised and updated, "Women and Madness remains as important today as it was when first published in 1972.

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The delivery of feminist doctrine: all women have the choice of low paying jobs, welfare, and illegal prostitution outside of marriage. Great dialogue for embarking on further study into the psychological insecurity, economic dependence, and sexual repression of woman's culture. Read full review



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