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The Anatomy of Melancholy - Study Guide Book 1, The First Partition : Chapter 2, Melancholia Summary & Analysis

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After a lengthy set of notes to the reader, including many insights into the egos involved, there is a chart that introduces the methodology for dealing with illness. It is basic analysis: you recognize the problem, you find out what is wrong and you take steps to heal, cure or otherwise solve the problem. This is the basic perspective.

Early in the First Partition is a complex diagram about melancholia, the disease. There is a complex diagram set out in the printed version of the book. It makes perfect sense, but may be slightly challenging to transpose the way it comes across. The types of melancholia are differentiated in more than one way. One of the big differences in how they are categorized is by the symptoms. For some, melancholy shows up as headaches. For...

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