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Published: 03 January 2020

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190907860

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Between Sanity and Madness

Mental Illness from Ancient Greece to the Neuroscientific Era

Allan V. Horwitz

  • A broad sweep of views on mental illness from the Ancient Greeks to modern neuroscience
  • Critically examines how different societies have separated sanity and madness
  • Demonstrates how claims likening mental illnesses to physical ones are greatly exaggerated

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