A Short History of Psychiatry


A Short History of Psychiatry

ACKERKNECHT, Erwin H.; WOLFF, Sulammith (trans.)

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Topics: ethnological comments; Greco-Roman psychiatry; Renaissance; 17th and 18th centuries; Pinel, Esquirol and the French School; the theory of degeneration; German psychiatry in the first half of the 19th century; brain psychiatry and the clinical school; from neurology to psychoanalysis; the newer somato-empirical treatment methods. Index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Hafner Publishing
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1959
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Poor
  • Details:
    vi, 98 p. 23 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue cloth in yellow dustjacket. Jacket has some spots, humerous tears and a few chips, with rear panel nearly detached.Book itself has worn bottom corners. Bookplate and ink stamps of previous owner on front endpapers. A few small marks inside.

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