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The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves
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While speaking at a memorial event for her father, the novelist Siri Hustvedt suffered a violent seizure from the neck down. Was it triggered by nerves, emotion - or something else entirely? In this profoundly thought-provoking and revealing book, Hustvedt takes the reader on her journey through psychiatry, philosophy, neuroscience and medical history in search of a diagnosis. Conveying the often frightening mysteries of illness, she illuminates the perenially mysterious connection between mind and body and what we mean by 'I'.

BiographyBiography: generalBiographyMemoirsHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsCoping with illness Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division Publication Date: 27/11/2010 ISBN-13: 9780340998779  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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