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...

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Main Author: Scull, Andrew, 1946- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2015.
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