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A history of psychiatry : from the era of the asylum to the age of Prozac

Author: Edward Shorter
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this comprehensive history of psychiatry, historian Edward Shorter examines the evolution of psychiatric theory and practice from the 18th century to the present. It covers the latest developments  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Shorter
ISBN: 047115749X 9780471157496
OCLC Number: 469702566
Description: xii, 436 p. : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The Birth of Psychiatry; The Asylum Era; The First Biological Psychiatry; Nerves; The Psychoanalytic Hiatus; Alternatives; The Second Biological Psychiatry; From Freud to Prozac; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Edward Shorter

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