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Nora Thomas is researching diagnosis and treatment of illnesses based on gender in the 19th century

Junior Researches Links Between Mental and Reproductive Health

October 9, 2019

Over the course of the summer Thomas’s research evolved into a more formal question. "Why did 19th century physicians create a disease analogous to hysteria but without the derogatory connotations (i.e. femaleness).”

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