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Locating Cancer: Body Image and Emotions from a Psychosomatic Perspective(1950–1959)

Pilar León-Sanz

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This essay focuses on studies developed in the field of psychosomatic medicine that connected cancer with patients’ body image and fantasies (1950-1959). At this time, cancer began to acquire more ... More


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