Princeton University Library Catalog

Anxiety : a short history / Allan V. Horwitz.

Author:
Horwitz, Allan V. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Baltimore, Maryland : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Description:
xvi, 190 pages ; 22 cm.
Series:
Johns Hopkins biographies of disease. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Allan V. Horwitz, a sociologist of mental illness and mental health, narrates how this condition has been experienced, understood, and treated through the ages - from Hippocrates, through Freud, to today.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-183) and index.
Contents:
Afraid -- Classical anxiety -- From medicine to religion and back -- The nineteenth century's new uncertainties -- The Freudian revolution -- Psychology's ascendance -- The age of anxiety -- The future of anxiety.
Subject(s):
Anxiety disordersHistory [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Electronic books.
ISBN:
  • 9781421410807 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 142141080X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2013003541
OCLC:
826288012
RCP:
C - S