Cornell Studies in the History of Psychiatry

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  1. Heinrich Kaan's Psychopathia Sexualis (1844)
    Heinrich Kaan's fascinating work—part medical treatise, part sexual taxonomy, part activist statement, and part anti-onanist tract—takes us back to the origins of sexology.... Learn More
    Published: 25th October 2016
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  2. The Pathological Family
    The Pathological Family examines how family therapy developed against the intellectual and cultural landscape of postwar America.... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2013
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  3. Mirrors of Memory
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  4. Hysterical Men
    Paul Lerner traces the intertwined histories of trauma and male hysteria in German society and psychiatry and shows how these concepts were swept up into debates about Germany's national health, economic productivity, and military... Learn More
    Published: 12th June 2003
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  5. Surfacing Up
    Focusing on the history of the Ingutsheni Lunatic Asylum (renamed a mental hospital after 1933), situated near Bulawayo in the former Southern Rhodesia, Surfacing Up explores the social, cultural, and political history of the... Learn More
    Published: 28th November 2005
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  6. A Compulsion for Antiquity
    "If psychoanalysis is the return of repressed antiquity, distorted to be sure by modern desire, yet still bearing the telltale traces of the ancient archive, then would not our growing distance from the archive of antiquity also... Learn More
    Published: 17th February 2005
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  7. Electra after Freud
    "Electra's story is essentially a tale of murder, revenge, and violence. In the ancient myth of Atreus, Agamemnon returns home from battle and receives no hero's welcome. Instead, he is greeted with an ax, murdered in his bath... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2005
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  8. Clinical Psychiatry in Imperial Germany
    The psychiatric profession in Germany changed radically from the mid-nineteenth century to the beginning of World War I. In a book that demonstrates his extensive archival knowledge and an impressive command of the primary literature,... Learn More
    Published: 24th December 2003
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  9. Keeping America Sane
    What would bring a physician to conclude that sterilization is appropriate treatment for the mentally ill and mentally handicapped? Using archival sources, Ian Robert Dowbiggin documents the involvement of both American and Canadian... Learn More
    Published: 26th June 1997
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  10. Reading Psychoanalysis
    Rudnytsky explores the dialectical interplay between literature and psychoanalysis by reading key psychoanalytic texts in a variety of genres.... Learn More
    Published: 26th November 2002
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  11. Dreams 1900–2000
    When Sigmund Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900, he began the modern study of a phenomenon that has fascinated human beings for thousands of years. At the same time he opened a new realm, the unconscious mind,... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 1999
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  12. Sublime Surrender
    When Heinrich Heine left his sick bed in 1848 and stumbled to the Louvre to fall before a statue of the goddess of beauty and lie in the pitying, cold glance she seemed to cast on his prostrate body, he defined a recurring motif... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 1998
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  13. The Mastery of Submission
    Noyes documents the evolution of the concept of masochism with scenes in literature from John Cleland's Fanny Hill through Sacher-Masoch's Venus in Furs and Pauline Reage's Story of 0.... Learn More
    Published: 26th June 1997
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