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Author Stacey, Michelle.

Title The fasting girl : a true Victorian medical mystery / Michelle Stacey.

Imprint New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.27 F212Bs 2002    ---  Available
Description 336 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-334).
Contents Preface : the hunger artist -- The accident -- La Grande Hysterie -- "Dead and yet alive!" -- Dr. Hammond's war -- The nervous American -- Feeding on air -- Pure hunger -- From soul to mind -- "A mystery to this day" -- Hysteria's echo -- The end of the enigma.
Subject Fancher, Mary J., 1848-
Eating disorders -- Patients -- Biography.
Compulsive behavior -- Case studies.
Women -- Mental health.
Anxiety in women.
ISBN 1585421359 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101143978

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