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Mind and madness in ancient Greece : the classical roots of modern psychiatry / Bennett Simon.

Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1978.
ISBN 0801408598, 9780801408595

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Subjects Greece -- Intellectual life -- To 146 B.C.
Grèce -- Vie intellectuelle -- Histoire.
Griechenland (Altertum)
Griekse oudheid.
Intellectual life.
Psychiatrie -- Grèce -- Histoire.
Psychiatry -- Greece -- History.
Psychologie pathologique -- Histoire.
Psychology, Pathological -- History.
Psychology, Pathological.
Psychopathology -- Greece -- History.
Description 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On the babel of tongues in contemporary psychiatry -- The development of models of madness -- -- The Greeks and the irrational -- Mental life in the homeric epics -- Psyche ; Dreams ; Characteristics of mental life ; Disturbances of mental life and behavior ; Relief for distress -- Epic as therapy -- Mental life in Greek tragedy -- Orestes in Aeschylus and Euripides ; The Bacchae of Euripides -- Tragedy and therapy -- The Wasps of Aristophanes ; The Ajax of Sophocles ; The Heracles of Euripides ; Catharsis and psychotherapy ; Madness and theater -- Plato's concept of mind and its disorders -- The discovery of the mind: the pre-Socratic background ; The representation of mental activity in the Platonic Dialogues ; Disturbances of the mind ; The origins of madness -- The philosopher as therapist -- Philosophy as countercharm ; The craft of the philosopher and its institutional setting -- Plato and Freud -- The Hippocratic corpus -- On the sacred disease ; The doctor-patient relationship -- Aristotle on melancholy -- Hysteria and social issues -- Psychoanalytic and clinical psychiatric considerations ; Hysteria in Greek society ; The status of women in Greek society ; Group hysteria: ecstatic possession and Bacchic frenzy ; Plato's account of the wandering uterus ; Motivated ignorance ; Greek medical and biological theories of conception ; Doctors of the body, doctors of the soul -- The psychoanalytic and social psychiatric models -- The psychoanalytic model ; The social psychiatric model ; Can the psychoanalytic and social psychiatric models be integrated?
Genre History.
Geographic Area Greece
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3650679
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Simon, Bennett, 1933-
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