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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 141–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Wen-Ji Wang The high prevalence of neurasthenia and its divergent social and cultural meanings in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries has been subjected to historical and anthropological studies. The present study explores the history of this elastic diagnosis in relation to the rise...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 419–423.
Published: 01 December 2015
... period covered in the book is the latter half of the Meiji period, the 1890s and 1900s. This period saw a transformation of the status of mental health. New actors, psychiatrists, emerged in popular perceptions of insanity, especially with reference to a novel diagnostic term, neurasthenia (神経衰弱...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 December 2007
... knowledge worked together to improve public health. Christian Oberländer and Sabine Frühstück each examine how the Japanese adopted Western medicine and scientific knowledge to treat beriberi and neurasthenia. Beriberi attracted the government's attention in the late 1870s because it afflicted so many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 August 2014
...-byō , and depression, translated as utsushō . The former was considered a psychosis, whereas the latter was considered a milder illness resulting from depressed ki . Depression later replaced the much disputed diagnosis of neurasthenia. Gradually utsushō came to be viewed as a product of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 249–250.
Published: 01 December 2007
... little uneasy: that is, the notion of compiling East Asian case studies of science and technology. I must admit the reminder of James B. Conant's Harvard Case Studies in Experimental Science , those influential volumes with their Cold War functionalist gloss, gave me a touch of neurasthenia. The advice...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 109–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... pioneering work of Arthur Kleinman (1980) on psychiatry in Taiwan and China from the 1970s onward, the role of culture has been highlighted in the historical writings of psy sciences in East Asia. Yu-Chuan Wu (2012) documents the process through which neurasthenia was transformed into a disorder of ki in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2019
...” itself was not a diagnosis and was subdivided into the categories of hisuterī ヒステリー (hysteria) and shinkei suijaku 神経衰弱 (neurasthenia). In the last policy on pensions, which medical officers at KMH formulated in 1944, hysteria was regarded as Grade Two with the proviso that “it’s not impossible that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 June 2016
... advertising new psychotherapeutic practices: social commentary (a favorite was to construe hyperindividualism and levels of neurasthenia as a sign of the strains of modern living); the latest scientific ideas, including physics, electricity, and the mind sciences; and Buddhist metaphysics or Buddhist and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 183–205.
Published: 01 June 2016
... ethnic groups (e.g., neurasthenia among the Japanese, suicide among aboriginal peoples, and hysteria among the Taiwanese) ( Wu and Teng 2004 ). The Japanese colonial administration used these disease concepts along with other biomedical discourses to define the national characteristics of the colony and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... patient claims to have tested negative for tuberculosis elsewhere. Ye's diagnosis is “neurasthenia, flu-like symptoms, coughing up blood, and the presentation of Buplureum Dragon Bones and Oyster Shell Decoction 神經衰弱,感症咳血, 而呈柴胡籠牡證” ( Suzhou guoyi yiyuan 1939 : Zhiliao shili, 3). In the treatment section...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., in contrast to African and South Asian histories of psychiatry. The obvious exceptions are analyses of rare yet spectacular culture-bound syndromes such as amok and latah , and the occasional reference to neurasthenia ( Kua 1991 ; Winzeler 1995 ; Anderson 1997 ; Pols 2006 , 2007 ; Monnais...