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The Psychiatric Persuasion:
Knowledge, Gender, and Power in Modern America
Elizabeth Lunbeck

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
1Psychiatry between Old and New11
2Professing Gender25
3The Psychiatry of Everyday Life46
4Pathways to Psychiatric Scrutiny81
5Classification114
6Institutional Discipline152
7Woman as Hypersexual185
8Hysteria: The Revolt of the "Good Girl"209
9Modern Manhood, Dissolute and Respectable229
10The Sexual Politics of Marriage256
11Women Alone and Together293
Conclusion306
Appendix311
Note on Sources325
Notes327
Index419

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