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Psychiatry and Chinese History Howard Chiang

Psychiatry and Chinese History

Howard Chiang

Published August 7th 2015
ISBN : 9781317318880
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288 pages
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This collection examines psychiatric medicine in China across the early modern and modern periods. Essays focus on the diagnosis, treatment and cultural implications of madness and mental illness and explore the complex trajectory of theMoreThis collection examines psychiatric medicine in China across the early modern and modern periods. Essays focus on the diagnosis, treatment and cultural implications of madness and mental illness and explore the complex trajectory of the medicalization of the mind in shifting political contexts of Chinese history.