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2. The concept of schizophrenia

2. The concept of schizophrenia  

Christopher Frith and Eve Johnstone

in Schizophrenia: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775529
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802217.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192802217
Detailed classification and description of mental disorders did not begin in Europe until the late eighteenth century. Psychiatry became a subject for academic study in German universities ... More
3. Medicine in the hospital

3. Medicine in the hospital  

William Bynum

in The History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776984
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199215430.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199215430
‘Medicine in the hospital’ charts the ‘medical revolution’ seen in nineteenth-century France, and the development of new techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of physical and mental ... More
1. The excitement and challenge of forensic psychology

1. The excitement and challenge of forensic psychology  

David Canter

in Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199550203
What is forensic psychology? ‘The excitement and challenge of forensic psychology’ provides some answers to this question. The term ‘forensic psychology’ is the application to all aspects ... More
7. Madness

7. Madness  

Gary Gutting

in Foucault: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868849
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198830788.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198830788
Foucault felt outrage towards a perception of madness that admits no meaningful alternatives to standards of normality, one which rejects any beliefs or behaviours that deviate from these ... More
5. Madness denied

5. Madness denied  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199608034
‘Madness denied’ shows how the violence and mass slaughter of the 20th century influenced cultural perceptions of madness. The almost unique cultural authority of psychoanalysis in America ... More
6. Madness cast out

6. Madness cast out  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199608034
‘Madness cast out’ examines the dramatic changes in the psychiatric landscape that marked the late 20th century. These include the eclipse of psychoanalysis, a shift back to biological ... More
Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191815690
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753896.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198753896
Clinical psychology makes a significant contribution to mental healthcare worldwide. Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction provides insights into the world of clinical ... More

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