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 (4)

The first 25 years of History of Psychiatry
vol. 25 (4): 393-394
Some reflections on madness and culture in the post-war world
Scull, A., vol. 25 (4): 395-403
Nostalgia: a conceptual history
Fuentenebro de Diego, F., Valiente Ots, C., vol. 25 (4): 404-411
'An atmosphere of cure': Frederick Mott, shell shock and the Maudsley
Jones, E., vol. 25 (4): 412-421
Langues et histoire de la psychiatrie
Garrabe, J., vol. 25 (4): 422-430
The birth of schizophrenia or a very modern Bleuler: a close reading of Eugen Bleuler's 'Die Prognose der Dementia praecox' and a re-consideration of his contribution to psychiatry
Maatz, A., Hoff, P., vol. 25 (4): 431-440
Madness as disability
Gilman, S. L., vol. 25 (4): 441-449
Psychiatric 'diseases' in history
Healy, D., vol. 25 (4): 450-458
Subjectivity in clinical practice: on the origins of psychiatric semiology in early French alienism
Huertas, R., vol. 25 (4): 459-467
White men and weak masculinity: men in the public asylums in Victoria, Australia, and New Zealand, 1860s-1900s
Coleborne, C., vol. 25 (4): 468-476
The distinction between 'Passion' and 'Emotion'. Vincenzo Chiarugi: a case study
Charland, L. C., vol. 25 (4): 477-484
The ten most important changes in psychiatry since World War II
Micale, M. S., vol. 25 (4): 485-491
'Introduction' to 'Episodic Psychoses', by Erik Stromgren (1940): Introduction and translation by
Schioldann, J., vol. 25 (4): 492-508
Congratulatory Notes
vol. 25 (4): 509-512

Volume 25 (3)

Death of an alienist: Louis-Victor Marce's final year
Luaute, J.-P., Lemperiere, T., Arnaud, P., vol. 25 (3): 265-282
'The world is full of big bad wolves': investigating the experimental therapeutic spaces of R.D. Laing and Aaron Esterson
McGeachan, C., vol. 25 (3): 283-298
From paranoia querulans to vexatious litigants: a short study on madness between psychiatry and the law. Part 1
Levy, B., vol. 25 (3): 299-316
Karl Jaspers on the disease entity: Kantian ideas and Weberian ideal types
Walker, C., vol. 25 (3): 317-334
Demonic possession and the historical construction of melancholy and hysteria
Westerink, H., vol. 25 (3): 335-349
From the Netherlands to Japan: communicating psychiatric practice in the 1830s
Nakamura, E., vol. 25 (3): 350-363