Psychiatry

The term psychiatry is derived from the Greek words psyche, meaning “mind” or “soul,” and iatreia, meaning “healing.” Until the 18th century, mental illness was most often seen as demonic possession, but it gradually came to be considered as a sickness requiring treatment. Many judge that modern psychiatry was born with the efforts of French physician Philippe Pinel in the late 1700s. His contemporary in the United States, statesman and physician Benjamin Rush, introduced a comparable approach.

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<a href="/book/balance-motion-%3A-ivan-boszormenyi-nagy-and-his-vision-individual-and-family-therapy">Balance in motion : Ivan...</a>
Heusden, Ammy van
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Wilson, John P
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