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The Resource Infectious madness : the surprising science of how we "catch" mental illness, Harriet A. Washington

Infectious madness : the surprising science of how we "catch" mental illness, Harriet A. Washington

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Infectious madness : the surprising science of how we "catch" mental illness
Title
Infectious madness
Title remainder
the surprising science of how we "catch" mental illness
Statement of responsibility
Harriet A. Washington
Title variation
  • Surprising science of how we "catch" mental illness
  • How we "catch" mental illness
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author reveals that many instances of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Alzheimer's, Tourette's, bipolar disorder, and anorexia may be caused by bacteria, parasites, or viruses
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Washington, Harriet A
Dewey number
616.89071
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Mental illness
  • Mental illness
  • Germ theory of disease
Label
Infectious madness : the surprising science of how we "catch" mental illness, Harriet A. Washington
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- chapter 1: Germ Theory Redux: The Acquisition of Mental Illness -- Chapter 2: The Fetus as Battleground: Early Exposure and Psychiatric Fate -- Chapter 3: Growing Pains: "Catching" Anorexia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette's -- Chapter 4:Gut Feelings: The Brain in Your Belly -- Chapter 5: Microbial Culture: Pathogens and the Shaping of Societies -- Chapter 6: Winning at Evolutionary Chess: Strategies to Outwit Pathogens -- Chapter 7: Tropical Madness: Infection and Neglect in the Developing World -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
sky274827727
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780316277808
Lccn
2015935999
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Infectious madness : the surprising science of how we "catch" mental illness, Harriet A. Washington
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- chapter 1: Germ Theory Redux: The Acquisition of Mental Illness -- Chapter 2: The Fetus as Battleground: Early Exposure and Psychiatric Fate -- Chapter 3: Growing Pains: "Catching" Anorexia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette's -- Chapter 4:Gut Feelings: The Brain in Your Belly -- Chapter 5: Microbial Culture: Pathogens and the Shaping of Societies -- Chapter 6: Winning at Evolutionary Chess: Strategies to Outwit Pathogens -- Chapter 7: Tropical Madness: Infection and Neglect in the Developing World -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index
Control code
sky274827727
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780316277808
Lccn
2015935999
Other physical details
illustrations

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