Title A Text-Book of Psychiatry for Students and Practitioners [Oxford Medical Publications] with Related Ephemera.
Binding Cloth Hardcover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Fair
Edition Fifth Edition
Size 8vo, 8 x 6 Inches
Publisher New York Oxford University Press 1941
Seller ID 2489
xii. 660 pgs. Very Good condition maroon cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to front. Owner name, date on front endpapers, else unmarked, binding sound. A standard psychiatry text book with related ephemera reflecting mid twentieth century theory and practice in this field of medicine. Chapters: Historical Review of the Care and treatment of Mental Illness, Classification, Aetiology, Method of Examination, Symptomatology, General Psychopathology, Affective Reaction - Types: I. Manic-Depressive Psychosis, Affective Reaction - Types: Involutional Melancholia, Schizoprenic Reaction Types, Paranoia and Paranoid Reaction Types, Psychopathic States, The Organic reaction - Types, Epilepsy, Mental Defect, Psychoneuroses, Psychoses and Psychoneuroses in War, The Psychiatry of Childhood, Occupational Therapy, Relations of Psychiatry and Law. Bibliography. Index. Ephemera included: Undated clipping circa1965-8: "Director [George Hagmaier]Tells of Blocks in Psychiatric Treatment", Clipping from Family Weekly March 14, 1971: "The Millions Who Are Schizophrenic: Can Drugs Help Them?" by Arthur S. Freese, Card: "The Ten Commandments for High Blood Pressure Sufferers", pamphlet: "The Effects of Benzedrine Sulfate in Chronic Exhaustion and Mental Depression" M.H. Nathanson, American Schizophrenia Association Pamphlet: features the infamous Louis Wain cat pictures painted over a period of time during which he developed schizophrenia, a two-sided sheet of handwritten notes in pencil summarizing patient history and admission procedures. Original brown paper dust jacket included, in fair condition with large tear at upper spine panel revealing book title. #2489.