WTTE – 006 – Neurasthenia, Cowboys, And Feminists

Neurasthenia The National Disease of America In 1881 an American neurologist named George Miller Beard published a hugely influential book American Nervousness In it he laid out the symptoms cures and implications of what he called neurasthenia essentially what one might call nervous exhaustion Beard didn t coin the term but read more The post Episode 6 Neurasthenia Cowboys and Feminists appeared first on Words To That Effect Click here to visit this podcast episode