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 25 (3)

Death of an alienist: Louis-Victor Marce's final year
Luaute, J.-P., Lemperiere, T., Arnaud, P., vol. 25 (3): 265-282
'The world is full of big bad wolves': investigating the experimental therapeutic spaces of R.D. Laing and Aaron Esterson
McGeachan, C., vol. 25 (3): 283-298
From paranoia querulans to vexatious litigants: a short study on madness between psychiatry and the law. Part 1
Levy, B., vol. 25 (3): 299-316
Karl Jaspers on the disease entity: Kantian ideas and Weberian ideal types
Walker, C., vol. 25 (3): 317-334
Demonic possession and the historical construction of melancholy and hysteria
Westerink, H., vol. 25 (3): 335-349
From the Netherlands to Japan: communicating psychiatric practice in the 1830s
Nakamura, E., vol. 25 (3): 350-363
J.H. Pons on 'Sympathetic insanity': With an introduction by
Berrios, G., vol. 25 (3): 364-376
Book Review: PN Singer (ed.), with contributions by Daniel Davies and Vivian Nutton, Galen: Psychological Writings
Gill, C., vol. 25 (3): 377-378
Book Review: Anna Shepherd, Institutionalizing the Insane in Nineteenth-Century England
Dale, P., vol. 25 (3): 378-379
Book Review: Allan V Horwitz, Anxiety: A Short History
Jackson, M., vol. 25 (3): 380-381
Book Review: Mitzi Waltz, Autism: A Social and Medical History
Evans, B., vol. 25 (3): 381-383
Book Review: Theodor Itten and Courtenay Young (eds) R.D. Laing: 50 Years Since
Miller, G., vol. 25 (3): 383-384
Research on the history of psychiatry: Dissertation Abstracts, 2011 (continued)
vol. 25 (3): 385-389

Volume 25 (2)

John Locke on madness: redressing the intellectualist bias
Charland, L. C., vol. 25 (2): 137-153
Japanese psychoanalysis and Buddhism: the making of a relationship
Harding, C., vol. 25 (2): 154-170
Shifting boundaries between the normal and the pathological: the case of mild intellectual disability
Cooper, R., vol. 25 (2): 171-186
'I am reading the history of religion': a contribution to the knowledge of Freud's building of a theory
Cotti, P., vol. 25 (2): 187-202
Ernst Cassirer's Philosophy of Symbolic Forms and its impact on the theory of psychopathology
Andersch, N., Cutting, J., vol. 25 (2): 203-223
Insanity, philanthropy and emigration: dealing with insane children in late-nineteenth-century north-west England
Taylor, S. J., vol. 25 (2): 224-236
'Visions of the Dying', by James H Hyslop (1907): With an introduction by
Alvarado, C. S., vol. 25 (2): 237-252