Год издания: 2008
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The Romans knew that Nero was insane. Shakespeare's Macbeth asked his doctor to treat "a mind diseased." The physicians of the Enlightenment era pondered whether the inmates in the asylums were mad or simply bad. As a discipline, psychiatry has always walked a fine if not easily defined line between social and biological science. "History of Psychiatry and Medical Psychology" traces this evolution in its social, political, and philosophical contexts, charting the rise of psychology as a legitimate field of scientific pursuit, and of psychiatry as a medical specialty. An interdisciplinary team of noted historians (including Sander Gilman, Dora Weiner, Hannah Decker, and the recently deceased dean of American psychiatric history, George Mora, M.D.) has distilled centuries of history-protracted debates, false starts, and missteps included-resulting in an engaging and inspiring narrative of history and methodology in the making. -The birth of brain science in antiquity,...