- $60.00 / £48.00
- Jan 11, 1996
- 7.75 x 10 in.
- 13 halftones, 3 figures, 4 tables
In the years between 1900 and 1930, American psychiatrists transformed their profession from a marginal science focused primarily on the care of the mentally ill into a powerful discipline concerned with analyzing the common difficulties of everyday life. How did psychiatrists effect such a dramatic change in their profession’s fortunes and aims? Here, Elizabeth Lunbeck examines how psychiatry grew to take the whole world of human endeavor as its object.
Awards and Recognition
- Winner of the 1994 Morris D. Forkosch Prize for the Best Book in Intellectual History
- Winner of the 1995 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize, American Studies Association
- Winner of the 1995 History of Women in Science Prize, History of Science Society