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 m...

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Main Author: Scull, Andrew 1946- (VerfasserIn.)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, NJ [u.a.] : Princeton Univ. Press, 2016.
Edition:paperback edition.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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