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Lovers and Livers

Disease Concepts in History (Joanne Goodman Lectures)

Jacalyn Duffin

Can a disease be an idea? A theory? Does disease exist without a patient to suffer from it?In Lovers and Livers, Jacalyn Duffin provides a lively overview of the ideas around disease. She introduces philosophical theories of disease and delves into the history of two distinct afflictions - one old, one new - which serve as examples to show how appl...
Publish Date
2005
June 18
Goodreads rating
3.69
ISBN
9780802038050
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Oct 05, 2020
#HepatitisC has a fascinating history, shaped by discoveries in virology and mass tragedies like the #TaintedBlood scandal, which medical historian extraordinaire Dr. Jacalyn Duffin recounts in her book "Lovers and Livers." #HCV #NobelPrize      source