Mental Ills and Bodily Cures, Volume 8: Psychiatric Treatment in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

Joel Braslow (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$82.74
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
October 06, 1997
Pages
262
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.29 X 1.04 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780520205475
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About the Author

Joel Braslow is a psychiatrist and historian whose work focuses on the social, cultural, and scientific constitution of therapeutic practices in medicine and psychiatry. He has been a faculty member in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences since 1992, and the UCLA Department of History since 1996.

Reviews

"Riveting reading. . . . Anyone interested in learning how the arrogance of science and pseudoscience can lead medicine over the brink will profit from reading this biased but rewarding study."--"The New England Journal of Medicine