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 25 (2)

John Locke on madness: redressing the intellectualist bias
Charland, L. C., vol. 25 (2): 137-153
Japanese psychoanalysis and Buddhism: the making of a relationship
Harding, C., vol. 25 (2): 154-170
Shifting boundaries between the normal and the pathological: the case of mild intellectual disability
Cooper, R., vol. 25 (2): 171-186
'I am reading the history of religion': a contribution to the knowledge of Freud's building of a theory
Cotti, P., vol. 25 (2): 187-202
Ernst Cassirer's Philosophy of Symbolic Forms and its impact on the theory of psychopathology
Andersch, N., Cutting, J., vol. 25 (2): 203-223
Insanity, philanthropy and emigration: dealing with insane children in late-nineteenth-century north-west England
Taylor, S. J., vol. 25 (2): 224-236
'Visions of the Dying', by James H Hyslop (1907): With an introduction by
Alvarado, C. S., vol. 25 (2): 237-252
Research on the history of psychiatry: Dissertation Abstracts, 2011 (continued)
vol. 25 (2): 253-259
On 'The bones of the insane' (letter received 23 December 2013)
vol. 25 (2): 260-262

Volume 25 (1)

The powers of suggestion: Albert Moll and the debate on hypnosis
Maehle, A.-H., vol. 25 (1): 3-19
Mental health, citizenship, and the memory of World War II in the Netherlands (1945-85)
Oosterhuis, H., vol. 25 (1): 20-34
Therapeutic Fascism: re-educating Communists in Nazi-occupied Serbia, 1942-44
Antic, A., vol. 25 (1): 35-56
'Rapid tranquillisation': an historical perspective on its emergence in the context of the development of antipsychotic medications
Allison, L., Moncrieff, J., vol. 25 (1): 57-69
Resilience of institutional culture: mental nursing in a decade of radical change
McCrae, N., vol. 25 (1): 70-86
When doctors cry wolf: a systematic review of the literature on clinical lycanthropy
Blom, J. D., vol. 25 (1): 87-102
Karl Jaspers' phenomenology in the light of histological and X-ray metaphors
Vlasova, O. A., Beveridge, A., vol. 25 (1): 103-111
'Febrile Anxiety', by Robert James (1745): With an introduction by
Berrios, G., vol. 25 (1): 112-124
Book Review: Clark Lawlor, From Melancholy to Prozac: A History of Depression
Haggett, A., vol. 25 (1): 125-126
Book Review: Daniel Pick, The Pursuit of the Nazi Mind: Hitler, Hess, and the Anal
Antic, A., vol. 25 (1): 126-128
Book Review: Mical Raz, The Lobotomy Letters: The Making of American Psychosurgery
Wickham, B., vol. 25 (1): 128-130