History of Psychology invites submissions for a special issue on the history of psychology and psychiatry in the global world.… Read more CfP Special Issue on the History of Global Psychology and Psychiatry
Albert Maysles, pioneering documentary maker, dies aged 88. He made a short documentary on psychiatry in Russia in 1957. For… Read more Albert Maysles, pioneering documentary maker, dies at 88
The Center for the History of Medicine is pleased to announce the acquisition of the personal and professional papers of… Read more Abraham Myerson papers available at the Countway Library
by Hans Pols By now the story of the origin of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD] is fairly well known: the… Read more Review—PTSD before PTSD. The Politics of War Trauma: The Aftermath of World War II in Eleven European Countries. Editors: Jolande Withuis and Annet Mooij. Amsterdam: Aksant, 2010.
This book aims to demonstrate how, regrettably, over the last twenty years or so, typically American conceptions of mental illness… Read more Review – Ethan Watters. Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche. New York: Free Press, 2010.