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Hysteria: A memoir of illness, strength and women’s stories throughout history (Katerina Bryant, NewSouth)

In this ambitious debut, Katerina Bryant blends memoir, biography, history and cultural analysis in an effort to deconstruct the complex cultural frameworks that inform our understanding of women’s mental health and its treatment throughout the ages. Bryant first began experiencing chronic seizures or bouts of ‘depersonalisation’ in her early 20s....

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