Psychiatry and the Community in Nineteenth-Century America: The Recurring Concern with Environment in the Prevention and Treatment of Mental Disorder

By: Caplan, Ruth B.

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Jacket rubbed with a few small chips and small tears. 1969 Hard Cover. xx, 360 pp. ...the first full-scale history of psychiatric ideas and practices in nineteenth-century America. ...Relying for the most part on primary sources, Miss Caplan reconstructs the intellectual climate of the era, the conflicts and controversies, and the developmet of ideas, especially in social and community psychiatry, that were in many ways precursors of twentieth-century concepts.

Title: Psychiatry and the Community in Nineteenth-Century America: The Recurring Concern with Environment in the Prevention and Treatment of Mental Disorder

Author: Caplan, Ruth B.

Categories: Psychology, 19th Century, Disabilities & Mental Illness, 19th Century and Earlier,

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1969

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Keywords: PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHIATRY AMERICAN HISTORY 19TH NINETEENTH CENTURY ENVIRONMENT MENTAL DISORDERS MEDICAL MEDICINE,