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History of Psychiatry

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Description for History of Psychiatry Paperback. Now in paper! Writing in a charged, highly-accessible style, Edward Shorter covers the history of psychiatry from the late 18th century to the present. Num Pages: 448 pages, 32 photographs and engravings. BIC Classification: GBC; MBX; MMH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 153 x 31. Weight in Grams: 704.
"PPPP . . . To compress 200 years of psychiatric theory and practice into a compelling and coherent narrative is a fine achievement . . . . What strikes the reader [most] are Shorter's storytelling skills, his ability to conjure up the personalities of the psychiatrists who shaped the discipline and the conditions under which they and their patients lived."--Ray Monk The Mail on Sunday magazine, U.K.

"An opinionated, anecdote-rich history. . . . While psychiatrists may quibble, and Freudians and other psychoanalysts will surely squawk, those without a vested interest will be thoroughly entertained and certainly ... Read more

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
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About Edward Shorter
EDWARD SHORTER, PhD, is Hannah Professor in the History of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is the author of ten books, including the international bestseller The Making of the Modern Family and a two-volume history of psychosomatic illness.

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