Late Modern Subjectivity and its Discontents: Anxiety, Depression and Alzheimer's Disease

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This book analyses three of the most prevalent illnesses of late modernity: anxiety, depression and Alzheimer's disease, in terms of their relation to cultural pathologies of the social body. Usually these conditions are interpreted clinically in terms of individualized symptoms and responded to discretely, as though for the most part unrelated to each other. However, these diseases also have a social and cultural profile that transcends their particular symptomologies and etiologies. Anxiety, depression and Alzheimer's are ...

Late Modern Subjectivity and its Discontents: Anxiety, Depression and Alzheimer's Disease 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138213937

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