The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health

Editor: Eghigian, Greg
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Routledge

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ISBN: 978-1-13-878160-3
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
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The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health explores the history and historiography of madness from the ancient and medieval worlds to the present day. Global in scope, it includes case studies from Africa, Asia, and South America as well as Europe and North America, drawing together the latest scholarship and source material in this growing field and allowing for fresh comparisons to be made across time and space.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of contributors
  • Introduction to the history of madness and mental health - GREG EGHIGIAN
  • PART I Madness in the ancient and medieval worlds
  • 1 Representations of madmen and madness in Jewish sources from the pre-exilic to the Roman-Byzantine period - MADALINA VARTEJANU-JOUBERT
  • 2 Ancient Greek and Roman traditions - CHIARA THUMIGER
  • 3 Madness in the Middle Ages - CLAIRE TRENERY AND PEREGRINE HORDEN
  • PART II Professions, institutions, and tools
  • 4 Healers and healing in the early modern health care market - ELIZABETH MELLYN
  • 5 The asylum, hospital, and clinic - ANDREW SCULL
  • 6 The epistemology and classification of ‘madness’ since the eighteenth century - GERMAN E. BERRIOS AND IVANA S. MARKOVá
  • PART III Beyond medicine
  • 7 Psychiatry and religion - RHODRI HAYWARD
  • 8 Madness in Western literature and the arts - ILYA VINITSKY
  • 9 Psychiatry and its visual culture in the modern era - ANDREAS KILLEN
  • PART IV Global dimensions, colonial, and post-colonial settings
  • 10 Madness and psychiatry in Latin America's long nineteenth century - MANUELLA MEYER
  • 11 Histories of madness in South Asia - WALTRAUD ERNST
  • 12 Mad Africa - SALLY SWARTZ
  • 13 Voices of madness in Japan: narrative devices at the psychiatric bedside and in modern literature - AKIHITO SUZUKI
  • PART V Perspectives and experiences
  • 14 The straitjacket, the bed, and the pill: material culture and madness - BENOîT MAJERUS
  • 15 From the perspectives of mad people - GEOFFREY REAUME
  • 16 Dementia: confusion at the borderlands of aging and madness - JESSE BALLENGER
  • PART VI Maladies, disorders, and treatments
  • 17 Passions and moods - LAURA HIRSHBEIN
  • 18 Psychosis - RICHARD NOLL
  • 19 Somatic treatments - JONATHAN SADOWSKY
  • 20 Psychotherapy in society: historical reflections - SONU SHAMDASANI
  • 21 The antidepressant era revisited: towards differentiation and patient-empowerment in diagnosis and treatment - TOINE PIETERS