Madness in civilization : a cultural history of insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the madhouse to modern medicine / Andrew Scull.
The loss of reason, a sense of alienation from the commonsense world we all like to imagine we inhabit, the shattering emotional turmoil that seizes hold and won't let go--these are some of the traits we associate with madness. Today, mental disturbance is most commonly viewed through a medical...
Princeton, New Jersey :
Princeton University Press,