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Political Dictionary of the History of Health


    • LSD

      LSD was, for a while in the 50s, a promising medication before becoming controversial.

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    • Lesbianism

      Lesbianism is considered in the 17th and nineteenth19th centuries, both as a physical and behavioural pathology. 

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    • Livorno 1804

      In 1804, the outbreak of a suspicious disease in Livorno led to strong tensions between the Italian states.

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    • Lyme

      Patients and physicians hold conflicting political and scientific views on the existence of an emerging disease caused by tick bites.

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    • Lypemania

      The re-naming of an illness is as much a political act as a scientific one, as shown by the case of lypemania

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