(2008) Complete Study Guide

(2008) Complete Study Guide - Historical Study A-87 Madness...

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Historical Study A-87. Madness and Medicine: Themes in the History of Psychiatry Table of Contents Reading Week 1a Zilboorg (319-341), Laffey, Harris X Week 1b Foucault, Scull, Grob X Week 2a Tomes, Dwyer X Week 2b Showalter (101-120), Maudsley X Week 3a Shorter (69-81), Germ of paralysis (NYT), Gross X Week 3b Breuer, De Maurneffe X Week 4a Shephard, WHR Rivers X Week 4b Kraepelin, Bleuler, Shorter (99-109) X Week 5b Cohen, Williams, Buck vs Bell summary X Week 6a Braslow, De Kruif, Ray, Cerletti, Shorter (192-196) X Week 6b Pressman, Freeman, Kaempffert X Week 7a Hersey, Neill X Week 7b Strecker, Bateson X Week 8a Ostow, Crane, Shorter (239-262) X Week 8b/9a Johnson, NDMDA website, Jamison selections X Week 9b Healy (43-77) X Week 10a Greenslit, Healy (179-224) X Week 10b Dain, Szasz reading, Szasz website X Week 11a Laing, Showalter (220-247) X Week 11b Zeidner, Lehmann-Haupt X Week 12a Rosenhan, Wilson, DSM IV summary X Week 12b Kramer (sel), Rothman, convo with Herman, Letter by Mosher X Week 13 Hyman, DSM IV entries (see syllabus) X Lecture Feb 2, 7, 9 (three lectures) X Feb 14, 16 (two lectures) X Feb 21, 23 (two lectures) X Feb 28, March 2 (two lectures) X March 9, 14, 16 (three lectures) X March 21, 23, April 4 (film & two lectures) - X April 18, 20 (two lectures) X X May 4, 12 (lecture and guest lecture) X Other key words list of terms and their meanings throughout class ~15 words X key words list of terms and their meanings throughout class ~15 words X Sample essay list of possible essay topics/themes and suggested responses X
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READING Week 1a Zilboorg, Gregory. A History of Medical Psychology This reading introduces the idea of the asylum as a therapeutic setting for the mentally ill. It describes how French doctor Phillipe Pinel (1745-1826) in a revolutionary manner removed the chains of the inmates at the Parisian asylum Salpêtrière. Believing that there was a distinction between “mentally ill” and “bad,” Pinel asserted that “one should try with the most simple methods to restore their reason.” In addition to the removal of the inmates’ chains, Pinel dedicated himself to reorganizing and training the personnel of the hospital. Also, in a pre-Kraepelinian style, he classified mental illnesses into four distinct categories: mania, melancholia, dementia, and idocy. With Pinel comes the beginning of the moral treatment movement in the history of psychiatry. Humane treatment, he believed, would coax his patients out of their deliria and make them receptive to the idea of getting well again. However, this approach would come under criticism by Michel Foucault and other radical theorists as merely a mechanism of social control: though Pinel was removing the physical chains of the insane, he was merely forcing their internalization. Key term:
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