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Description - History and Influence of the American Psychiatric Association by Walter E. Barton

Beginning with the history of mental health care in the 1840s -- before the advent of organized psychiatry -- this book traces the development of the profession and the subsequent care of its patients. The History and Influence of the American Psychiatric Association covers the impact on psychiatry of historical events such as the Civil War, communist expansion, and the civil rights movement.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780880482318
ISBN-10: 0880482311
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1987
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Walter E. Barton

Walter E. Barton, M.D. is Past President, Former Medical Director, and 50-year Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; Professor of Psychiatry (Emeritus) at Dartmouth Medical School.