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Masters of the mind : exploring the story of mental illness from ancient times to the new millennium / Theodore Millon ; with contributions by Seth D. Grossman and Sarah E. Meagher ; portraits by Theodore Millon and Carrie N. Millon

Millon, Theodore.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2004Description: XXIII, 641 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0-471-46985-8.Subject(s): Enfermedades mentales | Psicología clínica
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Monografías 06. BIBLIOTECA HUMANIDADES
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Índice

Bibliografía: p. 599-616

Ted Millon, creator of several popular personality inventories and a leading researcher and author in personality and psychopathology, has written an informative yet enjoyable history of mental health for a general audience. This new book begins with the early Greek, Roman, and Eastern philosophers and describes the evolution of modern psychiatry and psychology, from Kraepelin and Freud, to modern perspectives, such as interpersonal and relational models and the biopsychosocial approach. Filled throughout with original artwork, Millon ends with a summary of current assessment and treatment methods for disorders of the mind.

Índice: Prologue. PART I: PHILOSOPHICAL STORIES. Chapter 1. Demythologizing the Ancients' Spirits. Chapter 2. Resuscitating and Fashioning Scientific Thinking. PART II: HUMANITARIAN STORIES. Chapter 3. Creating and Reforming the Custodial Asylum. Chapter 4. Rekindling Sensibilities and Releasing Potentials. PART III: NEUROSCIENTIFIC STORIES. Chapter 5. Identifying, Describing and Classifying Psychiatric Disorders. Chapter 6. Exploring and Altering the Convoluted Brain. PART IV: PSYCHOANALYTIC STORIES. Chapter 7. Exposing and Decoding the Unconscious. Chapter 8. Innovating the Intricacies of Intrapsychic Thought. P... Etc.

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