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Title Mental illness in ancient medicine : from Celsus to Paul of Aegina / edited by Chiara Thumiger and P. N. Singer
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2018]
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Descript xv, 479 pages ; 25 cm
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Series Studies in ancient medicine, 0925-1421 ; volume 50
Studies in ancient medicine ; v. 50
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-449) and indexes
Between insanity and wisdom : perceptions of melancholy in the ps.-Hippocratic letters 10-17 / George Kazantzidis -- "Not a daimōn, but a severe illness" : Oribasius, Posidonius and later ancient perspectives on superhuman agents causing disease / Nadine Metzger -- Athenaeus of Attalia on the psychological causes of bodily health / Sean Coughlin -- Archigenes of Apamea's treatment of mental diseases / Orly Lewis -- Mental perceptions and pathology in the work of Rufus of Ephesus / Melinda Letts -- Mental disorders and psychological suffering in Galen's Cases / Julien Devinant -- Galen on memory, forgetting and memory loss / Ricardo Julião -- Stomachikon, hydrophobia and other eating disturbances : volition and taste in late-antique medical discussions / Chiara Thumiger -- "A most acute, disgusting and indecent disease" : satyriasis and sexual disorders in ancient medicine / Chiara Thumiger -- Mental derangement in methodist nosography : what Caelius Aurelianus had to say / Anna Maria Urso -- Mental illnesses in the medical compilations of late antiquity : the case of Aëtius of Amida / Ricarda Gäbel -- Making the distinction : the stoic view of mental illness / Marke Ahonen -- Philosophical psychological therapy : did it have any impact on medical practice? / Christopher Gill -- Galen's pathological soul : diagnosis and therapy in ethical and medical texts and contexts / P.N. Singer
Subject Mental Disorders -- history
Mental Disorders -- therapy
History, Ancient
Alt Author Thumiger, Chiara, editor
Singer, P. N. (Peter N.), 1962- editor
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