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1st Edition

Psychiatry and Chinese History

ISBN 9781848934382
Published July 17, 2015 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

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 the medicalization of the mind in shifting political contexts of Chinese history.