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Healing the Mind: A History of Psychiatry from Antiquity to the Present

Healing the Mind: A History of Psychiatry from Antiquity to the Present

Michael H. Stone

ISBN: 978-0-393-70222-4

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416 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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The history of psychiatry concerns efforts to identify, diagnose, and contain or treat these "wild," "mad," or "insane" people. This book starts with the Greeks 2,500 years ago and ends with a detailed look at current developments and trends.