History of Exhaustion

History of Exhaustion

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1566 , Segment 2

Episode: Kids Apologizing, History of Exhaustion, Screen Cleaning

  • Jul 27, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 30:27 mins

Anna Katharina Schaffner, Ph.D., is a Reader in Comparative Literature and Medical Humanities at the University of Kent in England. Her current research interests are situated in the fields of the medical humanities, cultural history, the history of psychiatry and psychoanalysis, and mind-body theory. Her book, Exhaustion: A History charts the forgotten history of exhaustion from classical antiquity to the present day, examining the role of exhaustion symptoms in syndromes including nervousness, depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and burnout. Dr. Schaffner shares her research.

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