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history of psychiatry

from the era of the asylum to the age of Prozac

by Edward Shorter

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry -- History,
  • Psychiatry -- history,
  • Psychoanalysis -- history,
  • Psychotherapy -- history,
  • Social Values

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-420) and index.

    Statementby Edward Shorter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC438 .S54 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL978081M
    ISBN 10047115749X
    LC Control Number96015292

    A landmark in the history of psychiatry, Pinel’s Traité Médico-philosophique sur l’aliénation mentale ou la manie (A Treatise on Insanity) called for a more humane approach to the treatment.   In the 20th century, America became prominent in psychiatry, both in the arenas of psychotherapy and biological psychiatry. Developments over the past 50 years have been so numerous (psharmacotherapy, diagnosis, forensics, child and adolescent psychiatry, epidemiology, etc.) that they are here represented in tabular form at the end of the by: 4.

    History of Psychiatry is a fully peer reviewed international y of Psychiatry publishes research articles, analysis and information across the entire field of the history of mental illness and the forms of medicine, psychiatry, cultural response and social policy which have evolved to understand and treat it. It covers all periods of history up to the present day, and all nations. OCLC Number: Notes: "September " Description: xiv pages, pages illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: A sketch of man's efforts to mend his troubled mind --Catharsis and abreaction in the history of psychological healing --Punishment or therapy ; patients, doctors, and somatic remedies in the early twentieth century --A brief hstory of psychiatric classification: from the.

    Asylum on the Hill History of a Healing Landscape By Katherine Ziff Foreword by Samuel T. Gladding Afterword by Joseph Shields and Shawna Bolin Asylum on the Hill is the story of a great American experiment in psychiatry, a revolution in care for those with mental illness, as seen through the example of the Athens Lunatic Asylum. Katherine Ziff’s compelling presentation incorporates. Core Psychiatry. Book • 3rd Edition • Edited by: Pádraig Wright, Julian Stern and Michael Phelan A brief history of psychiatry. John Cookson. Pages Select 2 - Clinical neuroanatomy. BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Psychiatry! Show less. BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Psychiatry! Details.


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Shorter favors a biological understanding of these disorders, concentrating on medical approaches to helping the /5.

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This book brings together leading international authorities - physicians, historians, social scientists, and others - who explore history of psychiatry book many complex interpretive and ideological dimensions of historical writing about psychiatry.

The book includes chapters on the history of the asylum, Freud, anti-psychiatry in the United States and abroad. Michel Foucault’s history of psychiatry, “Madness and Civilization,” cast the mentally ill as an oppressed group and the medical establishment as a tool for suppressing resistance.

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It covers all periods of history up to the present day, and all nations and cultures. Prehistory of psychiatry.

Included in this section are selected contemporary works on nineteenth-century hydro-therapy, neurasthenia, mesmerism and phrenology as well as works illustrative of nineteenth century practices, some (such as the water-cure) continuing into mid-twentieth Size: KB. The book includes chapters on the history of the asylum, Freud, anti-psychiatry in the United States and abroad, feminist interpretations of psychiatry's past, and historical accounts of Nazism and psychotherapy, as well as discussions of many individual historical figures and movements.

Psychiatry got its name as a medical specialty in the early s. For the first century of its existence, the field concerned itself with severely disordered individuals confined to asylums or. "History of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology is one of the largest edited volumes on the history of psychiatry.

The chapters cover the history of psychiatry in the United States, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. a contribution that can help students and physicians to become acquainted with that history. Table of contents for History of Psychiatry, 31, 2, Access to society journal content varies across our titles.

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The book is must reading for all who have an interest in medical history. Shorter tells a most readable story of change and development over years.

Barton is professor of psychiatry emeritus at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New : Walter E. Barton. I would be interested to learn from any psychiatrists who would support a forum for the history of psychiatry and neurology in the UK. Edward Reynolds, Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer,Department of Clinical Neurosciences, King's College, University of London.

e-mail: [email protected] by: 2. A brief history of psychiatry. Psychiatry got its name as a medical specialty in the early s. For the first century of its existence, the field concerned itself with severely disordered individuals confined to asylums or hospitals.

These patients were generally psychotic, severely depressed or manic, or suffered conditions we would now. "PPPP To compress years of psychiatric theory and practice into a compelling and coherent narrative is a fine achievement What strikes the reader [most] are Shorter's storytelling skills, his ability to conjure up the personalities of the psychiatrists who shaped the discipline and the conditions under which they and their patients lived."--Ray Monk The Mail on Sunday 4/5(2).

A good place to start reading about the history of psychiatry is with general overviews of the subject, though it is as well to be aware that these inevitably reflect the particular outlook of the authors.

One of the earliest books on the subject was Chapters in the History of the Insane in. Editorial Reviews. Reviewer: William F. Gabrielli, Jr., MD, PhD (University of Kansas Medical Center) Description: This book reviews psychiatry's evolution from its beginning as a medical specialty with therapeutic asylums, through the early biological era, the descriptive period, the psychoanalytic era, and finally the medical era.

Purpose: With the previous major chronicles of psychiatry /5(4). Shorter's view of psychopharmacology appeared to change significantly between his book A History of Psychiatry (Shorter, ) and his short article, 'History of psychiatry' (Shorter, ).

For a book boldly named "A History of Psychiatry," reference to the psychiatric obscenities in Germany leading up to and during WWII is surprisingly brief. Not delving deeply into the facts, as though this were a minor sidestep in the history of psychiatry, Shorter condemns these events in no uncertain terms, manic-depressive personality swings /5(26).

US Review of Books praises the book: “The book is steeped in insight with its analytical focus and depth of information it flows in the presentation and is a fascinating read, especially for those in the field of mental health services, not just psychiatry.” Exploring the history of psychiatric treatments, impact of the Alexian Brothers.PsychiatryOnline offers a well-rounded psychiatry and psychology selection of books covering diagnosis and differential diagnosis, case vignettes, multidisciplinary treatment guidelines, and the latest research.

The content is available in different collections including DSM Library, Psychotherapy Library and Premium Books. eBooks Collections.Psychiatry and neuroscience is an important area of psychiatric history that was poorly reviewed inand only a single article, albeit an important one, need be cited, as interest in the history of neuroendocrinology and neuroimmunology starts to : Edward Shorter.