Madness: A Biography, 1st ed. 2019


Language: Anglais

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200 p. · 14.8x21 cm · Paperback

This exciting new book explores the history of major mental disorders by looking at a wide range of historical and contemporary figures that have experienced mental illness. It discusses changing perceptions of mental illness and the treatments used at different historical periods from antiquity to the present day via the biographical sketches.

1. Anxiety Disorders.- 2. Depression.- 3. Bipolar Disorder.- 4. Psychosis.- 5. Dual Diagnosis.- 6. Eating Disorders.

Paul Fallon is a Senior Practitioner for Nursing and Lecturer in Mental Health at the University of Salford, UK

A timely addition to the market given the political focus on mental health care

It has a broad appeal across the academic and trade markets

It has a unique case study approach featuring historical and contemporary figures