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.

Publisher: 
Sage Publishing
ISSN (print): 
0957-154X
ISSN (online): 
1740-2360

Latest articles

Volume 27 (1)

Psychogeriatrics in England in the 1950s: greater knowledge with little impact on provision of services
Hilton, C., vol. 27 (1): 3-20
The nature of delusion: psychologically explicable? psychologically inexplicable? philosophically explicable? Part 2
Cutting, J., Musalek, M., vol. 27 (1): 21-37
Psychiatric governance, völkisch corporatism, and the German Research Institute of Psychiatry in Munich (1912-26). Part 1
Engstrom, E. J., Burgmair, W., Weber, M. M., vol. 27 (1): 38-50
Psychiatric care at a national mental institution during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39): Santa Isabel de Leganes
Vazquez de la Torre, P., Villasante, O., vol. 27 (1): 51-64
Pavel Ivanovich Karpov (1873-1932?) - the Russian Prinzhorn: art of the insane in Russia
Lerner, V., Podolsky, G., Witztum, E., vol. 27 (1): 65-74
Bipolar disorder and its outcomes: two cohorts, 1875-1924 and 1994-2007, compared
Atigari, O. V., Harris, M., Le Noury, J., Healy, D., vol. 27 (1): 75-84
'Report of the Committee on Mediumistic Phenomena, by William James (1886): With an introduction by
Alvarado, C. S., vol. 27 (1): 85-100
Book Review: Sari Katajala-Peltomaa and Susanna Niiranen (eds), Mental (Dis)Order in Later Medieval Europe (Claire Trenery)
Trenery, C., vol. 27 (1): 101-102
Book Review: Matthew Warner Osborn, Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic (Thora Hands)
Hands, T., vol. 27 (1): 102-103
Book Review: Emmanuel Akyeampong, Allan G. Hill and Arthur Kleinman (eds), The Culture of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice in Africa (Leonard Smith)
Smith, L., vol. 27 (1): 103-105
Book Review: Livia Prüll and Philipp Rauh (eds), Krieg und medikale Kultur. Patientenschicksale und ärztliches Handeln in der Zeit der Weltkriege 1914-1945 (Maike Rotzoll)
Rotzoll, M., vol. 27 (1): 105-106
Book Review: Ali Haggett, A History of Male Psychological Disorders in Britain, 1945-1980 (John Stewart)
Stewart, J., vol. 27 (1): 106-108
Book Review: Neil Krishan Aggarwal, Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft (Matthias Reiss)
Reiss, M., vol. 27 (1): 108-109
Dissertation Abstracts
vol. 27 (1): 110-116
Obituary: John Forrester (1949-2015)
vol. 27 (1): 117-118

Volume 26 (4)

Felix Voisin and the genesis of abnormals
Doron, C.-O., vol. 26 (4): 387-403
The nature of delusion: psychologically explicable? psychologically inexplicable? philosophically explicable? Part 1
Cutting, J., Musalek, M., vol. 26 (4): 404-417
Leon Marillier and the veridical hallucination in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century French psychology and psychopathology
Le Malefan, P., Sommer, A., vol. 26 (4): 418-432
'A Berlin psychiatrist with an American passport': Lothar Kalinowsky, electroconvulsive therapy and international exchange in the mid-twentieth century
Rzesnitzek, L., vol. 26 (4): 433-451
The multiaxial assessment and the DSM-III: a conceptual analysis
Bronschtein, E., vol. 26 (4): 452-459