History of Psychiatry

History of Psychiatry is the leading peer reviewed journal publishing research articles, analysis and information across the entire field of the history of mental illness and the forms of medicine, psychiatry, cultural response and social policy, which have evolved to understand and treat it. It covers all periods of history up to the present day, and all nations and cultures.

Publisher: 
Sage Publishing
ISSN (print): 
0957-154X
ISSN (online): 
1740-2360

Latest articles

Volume 27 (2)

The emergence of psychiatric semiology during the Age of Revolution: evolving concepts of 'normal and 'pathological
Londono, D. E., Dening, T., vol. 27 (2): 121-136
Psychiatric governance, völkisch corporatism, and the German Research Institute of Psychiatry in Munich (1912-26). Part 2
Engstrom, E. J., Burgmair, W., Weber, M. M., vol. 27 (2): 137-152
'We are all a little mad in one or other particular. The presentation of madness in the novels of Muriel Spark
Beveridge, A., vol. 27 (2): 153-171
Neurotoxicity and LSD treatment: a follow-up study of 151 patients in Denmark
Larsen, J. K., vol. 27 (2): 172-189
The DSM and learning difficulties: formulating a genealogy of the learning-disabled subject
Katchergin, O., vol. 27 (2): 190-207
'God grant it may do good two all: the madhouse practice of Joseph Mason, 1738-79
Smith, L., vol. 27 (2): 208-219
Max Schelers theory of the hierarchy of values and emotions and its relevance to current psychopathology
Cutting, J., vol. 27 (2): 220-228
'Paranoia and its historical development (systematized delusion), by Eugenio Tanzi (1884)
Castagnini, A., vol. 27 (2): 229-240
Book review: Tommy Dickinson, 'Curing Queers: Mental Nurses and their Patients, 1935-74
Hide, L., vol. 27 (2): 241-242
Book review: Mat Savelli and Sarah Marks (eds), Psychiatry in Communist Europe
Vaiseta, T., vol. 27 (2): 242-244
Dissertation Abstracts
vol. 27 (2): 245-250

Volume 27 (1)

Psychogeriatrics in England in the 1950s: greater knowledge with little impact on provision of services
Hilton, C., vol. 27 (1): 3-20
The nature of delusion: psychologically explicable? psychologically inexplicable? philosophically explicable? Part 2
Cutting, J., Musalek, M., vol. 27 (1): 21-37
Psychiatric governance, völkisch corporatism, and the German Research Institute of Psychiatry in Munich (1912-26). Part 1
Engstrom, E. J., Burgmair, W., Weber, M. M., vol. 27 (1): 38-50
Psychiatric care at a national mental institution during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39): Santa Isabel de Leganes
Vazquez de la Torre, P., Villasante, O., vol. 27 (1): 51-64
Pavel Ivanovich Karpov (1873-1932?) - the Russian Prinzhorn: art of the insane in Russia
Lerner, V., Podolsky, G., Witztum, E., vol. 27 (1): 65-74
Bipolar disorder and its outcomes: two cohorts, 1875-1924 and 1994-2007, compared
Atigari, O. V., Harris, M., Le Noury, J., Healy, D., vol. 27 (1): 75-84
'Report of the Committee on Mediumistic Phenomena, by William James (1886): With an introduction by
Alvarado, C. S., vol. 27 (1): 85-100
Book Review: Sari Katajala-Peltomaa and Susanna Niiranen (eds), Mental (Dis)Order in Later Medieval Europe (Claire Trenery)
Trenery, C., vol. 27 (1): 101-102
Book Review: Matthew Warner Osborn, Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic (Thora Hands)
Hands, T., vol. 27 (1): 102-103