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Letter to the British Medical Journal
         Shock Therapy

Letter to the British Medical Journal: Shock Therapy  

Donald W. Winnicott

in The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott: Volume 2, 1939-1945

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Series: 
The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458409
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271343.003.0039
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190271343

In this letter to The British Medical Journal on shock therapy Winnicott discusses the psychological implications of shock therapy and derides its wholesale use in treating mental disorders. ...

Letter to the British Medical Journal
         Shock Treatment of Mental Disorder

Letter to the British Medical Journal: Shock Treatment of Mental Disorder  

Donald W. Winnicott

in The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott: Volume 2, 1939-1945

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
Series: 
The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458409
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271343.003.0035
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190271343
In this letter to the British Medical Journal on the use of shock treatment for mental disorder, Winnicott states his belief that the course of medical evolution has been interrupted and ... More
A Brief History of Madness

A Brief History of Madness  

Mick Power

in Madness Cracked

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807824
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198703877.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198703877
Chapter 1 explores the history of madness, including ancient Egyptian and Greek accounts of madness, the doctrine of the four humors, demonic possession, as well as historic treatments for ... More
Jerusalem Syndrome and Paris SyndromeTwo Extraordinary Disorders

Jerusalem Syndrome and Paris Syndrome: Two Extraordinary Disorders  

Eliezer Witztum and Moshe Kalian

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0015
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
The affinity of people to a specific and meaningful geographical area is a well-known human behavioral phenomenon. Some scholars labeled this complex mental relationship with a significant ... More
Exploding Head Syndrome

Exploding Head Syndrome  

Brian A. Sharpless and Jacob A. Zimmerman

in Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders: A Handbook for Clinical Practice and Research

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780190245887
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780190245863.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Adult Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190245863
Disorder: 
Suicide
Exploding head syndrome is the colorful name given to the experience of loud noises during sleep-wake and wake-sleep transitions that result in abrupt arousal and fright. The specific ... More

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