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From Madness to Mental Health

Psychiatric Disorder and Its Treatment in Western Civilization

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From ""Madness to Mental Health"" neither glorifies nor denigrates the contributions of psychiatry, clinical psychology, and psychotherapy, but rather considers how mental disorders have historically challenged the ways in which human beings have understood and valued their bodies, minds, and souls. Greg Eghigian has compiled a unique anthology of readings, from ancient times to the present, that includes Hippocrates; Julian of Norwich's ""Revelations of Divine Love"", penned in the 1390s; Dorothea Dix; Aaron T. Beck; Carl Rogers; and others, culled from religious texts, clinical case studies, memoirs, academic lectures, hospital and government records, legal and medical treatises, and art collections. Incorporating historical experiences of medical practitioners and those deemed mentally ill, ""From Madness to Mental Health"" also includes an updated bibliography of first-person narratives on mental illness compiled by Gail A. Hornstein.

Author Biography

GREG EGHIGIAN is the director of the science, technology, and society program and associate professor of modern history at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including The Self as Project: Politics and Human Sciences in the Twentieth Century.
Release date Australia
January 15th, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Greg Eghigian Introduction by Greg Eghigian Other Gail A. Hornstein
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
14 illustrations. 10 photographs and 4 tables
Imprint
Rutgers University Press
Pages
480
Dimensions
156x235x30
ISBN-13
9780813546650
Product ID
3773995

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