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Title A history of euphoria : the perception and misperception of health and well-being / Christopher Milnes.
Imprint New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 260 pages).
Series Routledge studies in cultural history
Routledge studies in cultural history.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 10, 2019).
Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
Attitude to Health.
History of Medicine.
Psychiatry -- history.
Health -- Philosophy.
Well-being -- Philosophy.
Contents Frances Burney and the loss and restoration of health -- Mistakes, disappointments, and shattered ideals -- Gods, goodness, and going back : meanings and values of health -- Rarities of misperception : freedom from doubt -- The experts : guides to the perception and misperception of health -- Unreason : the unhealthy mind -- Pleasure, delirium, and hypochondria : when the "mad" misperceive their health -- Fin de siècle : decadence, degeneration, and the pleasures of declining health -- Partial insanity : resemblances between the "mad" and the sane -- Addictive medicine : resemblances between oblivion and restoration -- A history of euphoria -- Cocaine, hypnotism, and joyful death : Sigmund Freud in euphorie -- Fools and monsters : a sickness at humanity's heart -- Euphoria Obama : cruel and unusual euphoria.
Other Title Print version: Milnes, Christopher, author. History of euphoria New York : Routledge, 2019 9780367137229