History of Psychiatry

History of Psychiatry is the leading peer reviewed journal publishing research articles, analysis and information across the entire field of the history of mental illness and the forms of medicine, psychiatry, cultural response and social policy, which have evolved to understand and treat it. It covers all periods of history up to the present day, and all nations and cultures.

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Latest articles

Volume 26 (3)

The epistemological significance of possession entering the DSM
Stephenson, C., vol. 26 (3): 251-269
'A vehicle of symbols and nothing more'. George Romanes, theory of mind, information, and Samuel Butler
Forsdyke, D. R., vol. 26 (3): 270-287
'S.W.' and C.G. Jung: mediumship, psychiatry and serial exemplarity
Shamdasani, S., vol. 26 (3): 288-302
Winifred Rushforth and the Davidson Clinic for Medical Psychotherapy: a case study in the overlap of psychotherapy, Christianity and New Age spirituality
Miller, G., vol. 26 (3): 303-317
Kynanthropy: canine madness in Byzantine late antiquity
Metzger, N., vol. 26 (3): 318-331
'Without decontextualisation': the Stanley Royd Museum and the progressive history of mental health care
Ellis, R., vol. 26 (3): 332-347
German wine in an American bottle: the spread of modern psychiatry in China, 1898-1949
Li, W., Schmiedebach, H.-P., vol. 26 (3): 348-358
'Robert Schumann's mental illnesses. (Genius and madness)', by Mlle Dr Pascal (1908a)
Gordon, F., vol. 26 (3): 359-371
Book Review: Jens Grundler, Armut und Wahnsinn. "Arme Irre" und ihre Familien im Spannungsfeld von Psychiatrie und Armenfursorge in Glasgow, 1875-1921
Nolte, K., vol. 26 (3): 372-373
Book Review: Louise Hide, Gender and Class in English Asylums, 1890-1914
Farquharson, J., vol. 26 (3): 373-375
Book Review: Hans-Walter Schmuhl and Volker Roelcke (eds), "Heroische Therapien". Die deutsche Psychiatrie im internationalen Vergleich 1918-1945
Nolte, K., vol. 26 (3): 375-376
Book Review: Wilfred Attenborough, Churchill and the 'Black Dog' of Depression: Reassessing the Biographical Evidence of Psychological Disorder
Toye, R., vol. 26 (3): 376-377
Book Review: Tiffany Fawn Jones, Psychiatry, Mental Institutions, and the Mad in Apartheid South Africa
Coleborne, C., vol. 26 (3): 378-379
Dissertation Abstracts
vol. 26 (3): 380-384

Volume 26 (2)

First rank symptoms of schizophrenia: their nature and origin
Cutting, J., vol. 26 (2): 131-146
'At variance with the most elementary principles': the state of British colonial lunatic asylums in 1863
Brunton, W., vol. 26 (2): 147-165
World citizenship and the emergence of the social psychiatry project of the World Health Organization, 1948-c.1965
Wu, H. Y.-J., vol. 26 (2): 166-181
Psychiatrists, mental health provision and 'senile dementia' in England, 1940s-1979
Hilton, C., vol. 26 (2): 182-199
Herculano Sa de Figueiredo (1911-74): a sculptor in the Conde de Ferreira Hospital, Portugal
Gramary, A., Lopes, C., Ribeiro, J. P., vol. 26 (2): 200-213
'The meaning of the symptom in psychiatry. An overview', by Hans W. Gruhle (1913)
Schioldann, J., Berrios, G., vol. 26 (2): 214-232