The history of psychiatry; an evaluation of psychiatric thought and practice from prehistoric times to the present, by Franz G. Alexander and Sheldon T. Selesnick.

; Selesnick, Sheldon T., author
[1st ed. ].. New York, Harper and Row [1966] .

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Other Authors Selesnick, Sheldon T.,
Subjects Geschichte.
Psychiatrie -- Histoire.
Psychiatry -- History.
Description xvi, 471 pages illustrations, portraits 25 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-451).
Contents Introduction / by Jules Masserman -- part I. The age of psychiatry. Psychiatry comes of age ; The three basic trends in psychiatry -- part II. From the ancients through the modern era. Contributions of the ancients ; The classical era ; The medieval period ; The Renaissance ; The era of reason and observation ; The Enlightenment ; The romantic reaction ; The modern era -- part III. Sigmund Freud ; Freud's scientific evolution ; Freud's contributions to social theory and the humanities ; The psychoanalytic movement ; The psychoanalytic pioneers ; The dissenters ; Contributions from outside the psychoanalytic school -- part IV. Recent developments. The organic approach ; Psychological developments ; Social psychiatry ; The culturalist school and the neo-Freudians ; Philosophical vistas ; Developments in child psychiatry ; The psychosomatic approach in medicine ; Outlook. -- Appendix A. The Founders of the American Psychiatric Association -- Appendix B. Jung and the National Socialists -- Appendix C. The Organization of Psychoanalytic and Psychiatric Teaching, Practice, and Research.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)229823
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Alexander, Franz, 1891-1964.
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