Francisco González Crussí

(La enfermedad del amor)

Commercial Non-Fiction

Publish date: 04-01-2016


ISBN: 9786073143974

This book is a study of the medical opinions on obsessive erotic love throughout history: symptoms and diagnosis in classic antiquity; sex, melancholy and the wolf man in the Middle Ages; courtly love; black bile; love remedies and love as sickness. A fascinating study on how love has been considered throughout the history of medicine, using a historiographical analysis that offers a fresh, original perspective on a subject that is always of interest.

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