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.

Details

Subject(s)
Anxiety disordersHistory [Browse]
Form/​Genre
Electronic books
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.
ISBN
  • 9781421410807 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 142141080X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2013003541
OCLC
826288012
RCP
C - S