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Mystical Bedlam : madness, anxiety, and healing in seventeenth-century England

Author: Michael MacDonald
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1983, ©1981.
Series: Cambridge monographs on the history of medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Mystical Bedlam explores the social history of insanity of early seventeenth-century England by means of a detailed analysis of the records of Richard Napier.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael MacDonald
ISBN: 052127382X 9780521273824 0521231701 9780521231701
OCLC Number: 9859249
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 323 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Insanity in early modern England; 2. A healer and his patients; 3. Stress, anxiety and family life; 4. Popular stereotypes of insanity; 5. Psychological healing.
Series Title: Cambridge monographs on the history of medicine.
Responsibility: Michael MacDonald.

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