Psychiatry and Chinese History

Psychiatry and Chinese History

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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.Geoffrey Blowers, formerly Associate Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology at the University of Hong Kong, is the ... He was twice President of the Hong Kong Psychological Society and is currently its Registrar. ... Techniques for Preserving Health in the Late Ming (2009) won a publication grant from National Science Council, Taiwan in 2010. ... Sciences at Columbia University and his BS in Biochemistry and BA in Psychology at the University of Southern California.

Title:Psychiatry and Chinese History
Author:Howard Chiang
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-08-07


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