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Madness: A Biography

Madness: A Biography

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 period... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781137603043
Barcode 9781137603043
Published 1 July 2019 by Macmillan Education
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st ed. 2019
Author(s) By Fallon, Paul
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ISBN-13 9781137603043
ISBN-10 1137603046
Stock Available
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Macmillan Education
Imprint Red Globe Press
Publication Date 1 July 2019
International Release Date 11 August 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st ed. 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019th
Author(s) By Fallon, Paul
Category Biography & Autobiography
History Of Medicine
Psychiatry
Number of Pages 164
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 210mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Mental illness - History, Mentally ill
NBS Text Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;College/higher education
Dewey Code 616.8900922
Catalogue Code 982043

Description of this Book

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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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

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