Minds in Distress: A Psychological Study of the Masculine and Feminine Mind in Health and in Disorder, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Minds in Distress

A Psychological Study of the Masculine and Feminine Mind in Health and in Disorder, 1st Edition

By A. E. Bridger

Routledge

182 pages

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Description

Originally published in 1913, this title looks at how the mind affects health. Up until this time medicine was mainly concerned with the ‘physical side of man’, this title aims to redress the balance. The author defines the two types of mind: masculine and feminine and goes on to show ‘that upon them depend the functional nervous disorders that afflict humanity’.

Table of Contents

1. The Normal Mind and Mental Balance 2. The Masculine Type of Mind 3. The Feminine Type of Mind 4. Neurasthenia 5. The Treatment, etc. of Neurasthenia 6. Hysteria: A Study of the Feminine Type of Mind 7. Hysteria: The Symptoms and Treatment of Hysteria 8. Hysteria: The Treatment of Hysteria 9. Mental Formulae. Index.

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY015000
PSYCHOLOGY / History
PSY026000
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Psychoanalysis
PSY036000
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health