Ministering to Minds Diseased: A History of Psychiatric by Wilfrid Llewelyn Jones

By Wilfrid Llewelyn Jones

Ministering to Minds Diseased: A historical past of Psychiatric remedy makes a speciality of the developments of methodologies, methods, and methods within the perform of psychiatry.

The booklet first bargains info on early actual remedies, epilepsy and its therapy, and later actual remedies. Discussions specialise in hydrotherapy, bloodletting and transfusion, sleep, surprise, and electric remedies, fever remedy, and insulin and convulsion remedies. The manuscript then ponders on medicinal therapy, together with narcotics, neuroleptic and antidepressant medicinal drugs, chemistry and the advance of psychopharmacology, and lithium, diet, and hormone remedies.

The textual content takes a glance on the enlargement of psychotherapy, habit treatment, and evolution of psychological hospitals. themes comprise motion options in psychotherapy, meditation, song remedy, early hospitals, madhouses, stipulations, abuses, and reforms in hospitals, and retreat into custodialism. The manuscript then examines the improvement of a psychological well-being provider, together with paintings remedy, therapy in the neighborhood, and psychological nursing.

The ebook is a responsible resource fabric for psychological healthiness specialists and readers attracted to psychiatric treatment.

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