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History and Influence of the American Psychiatric Association Walter E. Barton

History and Influence of the American Psychiatric Association

Walter E. Barton

Published January 1st 1987
ISBN : 9780880482318
Hardcover
416 pages
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Beginning with the history of mental health care in the 1840s -- before the advent of organized psychiatry -- this book traces the development of the profession and the subsequent care of its patients. The book covers the impact on psychiatry ofMoreBeginning with the history of mental health care in the 1840s -- before the advent of organized psychiatry -- this book traces the development of the profession and the subsequent care of its patients. The book covers the impact on psychiatry of historical events such as the Civil War, communist expansion, and the civil rights movement.