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text Mind fixers : psychiatry's troubled search for the biology of mental illness

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Summary
In Mind Fixers, Anne Harrington, author of The Cure Within, explores psychiatry's repeatedly frustrated struggle to understand mental disorder in biomedical terms. She shows how the stalling of early twentieth-century efforts in this direction all... Read more
Contents

Doctors' stories -- Betting on anatomy -- Biology in disarray -- A fragile Freudian triumph -- Crisis and revolt -- Disease stories -- Schizophrenia -- Depression -- Manic-depression -- Unfinished stories -- False dawn -- Afterthoughts.

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xviii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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