Psychiatry and Chinese History

1st Edition

Howard Chiang

Routledge
Published July 1, 2014
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9781848934382 - CAT# Y211565
Series: Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine

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Summary

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.

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