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S. Weir Mitchell's work on the etiology and treatment of neurasthenia, commonly called "brain drain," provided the intersection of medical diagnoses of a serious ailment with cultural critiques of modernity and the vigorous reassertion of traditional gender ideologies. It was for neurasthenia that Mitchell treated feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman and countless others, for whom the pace and pressures of modern society had proved too difficult to bear, and who were exhibiting symptoms ranging from severe depression and unbearable lassitude, to anxiety and panic disorders. First published in 1971, Wear and Tear became a best-seller, a popular general treatise on culture and mental and physical health and brought Mitchell significant public attention. More than a century later, Wear and Tear may be seen as cautionary tales, reminding contemporary readers of the persistence of traditional gender ideologies, and the ways in which pseudo-scientific arguments have undermined women's claims for an equal footing in the public and private spheres.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Silas Weir Mitchell
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
Release: 2004
File: 76 Pages
ISBN-13: 0759106738

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Take a nostalgic and hysterical trip down memory lane as this first time author shares her memories of growing up in a simpler time. These short stories of finding our way in the world as a product of the 80s will keep you laughing and hungry for more.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Susan McCarty
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
Release: 2019-08-20
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781684704101

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Wear and tear erodes your joints and stiffens your ligaments and tendons. It's the main reason many of us feel old and creaky. Bestselling author Dr. Bob Arnot designed a revolutionary program to overcome his own advanced case of wear and tear, one that had led to arthritis. His exciting new blueprint dramatically improves strength and vigor, helps you become more supple and limber, and puts the spring back into your step. Whether you are sixty years old or twenty, this book can help you beat wear and tear. Based on the latest scientific research and decades of his own experience, Dr. Bob Arnot's easy-to-implement plan provides the steps to repair damaged joints, muscles, and ligaments and eliminate the pain associated with infirmity and injury. Wear and Tear includes easy-to-follow guidelines to help you select the right shoes, incorporate highly effective new supplements into your diet, and kill the pain associated with sore joints and even moderate arthritis. For the more athletic, Dr. Arnot provides a regimen of nutrition, diet, and exercise to reverse the damage to joints and overcome stiff man syndrome. You'll even find customized yoga poses and a chapter on joint-friendly sports. Dr. Bob Arnot will show you how to slow, stop, or even reverse the effects of wear and tear.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Dr. Bob Arnot
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2003-01-02
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780743238731

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Genre: Fatigue
Author: Silas Weir Mitchell
Publisher:
Release: 1891
File: 76 Pages
ISBN-13: UCAL:B4809580

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Genre: History
Author: S. Weir Mitchell
Publisher: Wentworth Press
Release: 2019-03-12
File: 60 Pages
ISBN-13: 1010014919

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Genre: Electronic books
Author: Silas Weir Mitchell
Publisher:
Release: 1871
File: 59 Pages
ISBN-13: OSU:32435017393570

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Genre: Dietetics
Author: George Thomas Hayden
Publisher:
Release: 1846
File: 167 Pages
ISBN-13: BL:A0020559618

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"The memoirs of a celebrity costume designer describe her upbringing in the fashionable celebrity circles of her literary parents, her family's artistic but traumatizing approaches to shopping and how the fashion-savvy perspectives of her early years shaped her relationships and career,"--NoveList.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Tracy Tynan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2016-07-12
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781501123689

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Author: CHARLOTTE. HARKER
Publisher:
Release: 2018
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1907435654

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“Tracy Tynan uses the universal medium of clothing to tell the highly specific story of her bohemian British upbringing, and she does so with wit, candor, and yes—style” (Lena Dunham). Tracy Peacock Tynan grew up in London in the 1950’s and 60s, privy to her parents’ glamorous parties and famous friends—Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, and Orson Welles. Cecil Beaton and Katharine Hepburn were her godparents. These stylish showbiz people were role models for Tracy, who became a clotheshorse at a young age. Tracy’s father, Kenneth Tynan, was a powerful theater critic and writer for the Evening Standard, The Observer, and The New Yorker. Her mother was Elaine Dundy, a successful novelist and biographer, whose works have recently been revived by The New York Review of Books. Both of Tracy’s parents, particularly her father, were known as much for what they wore as what they wrote. In her “moving, candid, and often hilarious” memoir (Wall Street Journal), Tracy recalls her father’s dandy attire and her mother’s Pucci dresses, as well as her parents’ rancorous marriage and divorce, her father’s prodigious talents and celebrity lifestyle, and her mother’s lifelong struggle with addiction. She tackles issues big and small—relationships, marriage, children, stepchildren, blended families, her parent’s decline and deaths, and her work as a costume designer—with humor, insight, and with the special joy that can only come from finding the perfect outfit. “A powerful concoction of famous names, famous fashions, and famous psychiatric disorders…Wear and Tear is just the thing for a weekend in the Hamptons” (New York Post).

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Tracy Tynan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2016-07-12
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781501123702

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