The Resource Mental disorders in the classical world, edited by W.V. Harris, (electronic resource)

Mental disorders in the classical world, edited by W.V. Harris, (electronic resource)

Label
Mental disorders in the classical world
Title
Mental disorders in the classical world
Statement of responsibility
edited by W.V. Harris
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Mental Disorders in the Classical World seeks to show through interdisciplinary work how the first medical scientists and their lay contemporaries conceptualized mental disorders and attempted to diagnose, understand and treat them
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
616.89
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RC438
LC item number
.M46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harris, William V.
Series statement
Columbia studies in the classical tradition,
Series volume
volume 38
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mental illness
  • Mental illness
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
Label
Mental disorders in the classical world, edited by W.V. Harris, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-505) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations; Thinking about Mental Disorders in Classical Antiquity; PART I. CURRENT PROBLEMS IN THE CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL ILLNESS; 'Carving Nature at the Joints': The Dream of a Perfect Classification of Mental Illness; If Only the Ancients Had Had DSM, All Would Have Been Crystal Clear: Reflections on Diagnosis; PART II. GREEK CLASSIFICATIONS; The Early Greek Medical Vocabulary of Insanity; The Typology and Aetiology of Madness in Ancient Greek Medical and Philosophical Writing; Galenic Madness
  • What Is a Mental Illness, and How Can It Be Treated? Galen's Reply as a Doctor and PhilosopherDisturbing Connections: Sympathetic Affections, Mental Disorder, and the Elusive Soul in Galen; Plato on Madness and the Good Life; PART III. PARTICULAR SYNDROMES; Mental Disorder and the Perils of Definition: Characterizing Epilepsy in Greek Scientific Discourse (5th-4th Centuries BCE); Medical Epistemology and Melancholy: Rufus of Ephesus and Miskawayh; 'Quem nos furorem, melagxolian Illi Vocant': Cicero on Melancholy; Fear of Flute Girls, Fear of Falling; PART IV. SYMPTOMS, CURES AND THERAPY
  • Greek and Roman HallucinationsCure and (In)curability of Mental Disorders in Ancient Medical and Philosophical Thought; Philosophical Therapy as Preventive Psychological Medicine; PART V. FROM HOMER TO ATTIC TRAGEDY; From Homeric ate to Tragic Madness; The Madness of Tragedy; PART VI. MENTAL DISORDERS AND RESPONSIBILITY; Mental Illness, Moral Error, and Responsibility in Late Plato; The Rhetoric of the Insanity Plea; PART VII. A ROMAN CODA; Madness in the {ontslant ={--it}edef Brill--5{Brill--5}edef Brill--5.otf:script=latn; +onum; +pnum; at11.04124pt{Brill--5.otf:script=latn; +onum; +pnum
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (530 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004249875
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
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remote
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Label
Mental disorders in the classical world, edited by W.V. Harris, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-505) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations; Thinking about Mental Disorders in Classical Antiquity; PART I. CURRENT PROBLEMS IN THE CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL ILLNESS; 'Carving Nature at the Joints': The Dream of a Perfect Classification of Mental Illness; If Only the Ancients Had Had DSM, All Would Have Been Crystal Clear: Reflections on Diagnosis; PART II. GREEK CLASSIFICATIONS; The Early Greek Medical Vocabulary of Insanity; The Typology and Aetiology of Madness in Ancient Greek Medical and Philosophical Writing; Galenic Madness
  • What Is a Mental Illness, and How Can It Be Treated? Galen's Reply as a Doctor and PhilosopherDisturbing Connections: Sympathetic Affections, Mental Disorder, and the Elusive Soul in Galen; Plato on Madness and the Good Life; PART III. PARTICULAR SYNDROMES; Mental Disorder and the Perils of Definition: Characterizing Epilepsy in Greek Scientific Discourse (5th-4th Centuries BCE); Medical Epistemology and Melancholy: Rufus of Ephesus and Miskawayh; 'Quem nos furorem, melagxolian Illi Vocant': Cicero on Melancholy; Fear of Flute Girls, Fear of Falling; PART IV. SYMPTOMS, CURES AND THERAPY
  • Greek and Roman HallucinationsCure and (In)curability of Mental Disorders in Ancient Medical and Philosophical Thought; Philosophical Therapy as Preventive Psychological Medicine; PART V. FROM HOMER TO ATTIC TRAGEDY; From Homeric ate to Tragic Madness; The Madness of Tragedy; PART VI. MENTAL DISORDERS AND RESPONSIBILITY; Mental Illness, Moral Error, and Responsibility in Late Plato; The Rhetoric of the Insanity Plea; PART VII. A ROMAN CODA; Madness in the {ontslant ={--it}edef Brill--5{Brill--5}edef Brill--5.otf:script=latn; +onum; +pnum; at11.04124pt{Brill--5.otf:script=latn; +onum; +pnum
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Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (530 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004249875
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c
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remote
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