Mind Fixers: Psychiatry's Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness Anne Harrington

Mind Fixers: Psychiatry's Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness

Author: Anne Harrington
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Book Title
Mind Fixers: Psychiatry's Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness
Author
Anne Harrington
ISBN
9780393358063
In Mind Fixers, "the preeminent historian of neuroscience" (Science magazine) Anne Harrington explores psychiatry's repeatedly frustrated efforts to understand mental disorder. She shows that psychiatry's waxing and waning theories have been shaped not just by developments in the clinic and lab, but also by a surprising range of social factors. Mind Fixers recounts the past and present struggle to make mental illness a biological problem in order to lay the groundwork for creating a better future.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Anne HarringtonPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 06/16/2020ISBN: 9780393358063Pages: 384Weight: 0.65lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.10d

In Mind Fixers, "the preeminent historian of neuroscience" (Science magazine) Anne Harrington explores psychiatry's repeatedly frustrated efforts to understand mental disorder. She shows that psychiatry's waxing and waning theories have been shaped not just by developments in the clinic and lab, but also by a surprising range of social factors. Mind Fixers recounts the past and present struggle to make mental illness a biological problem in order to lay the groundwork for creating a better future.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Anne Harrington
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 06/16/2020
ISBN: 9780393358063
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.10d

In Mind Fixers, "the preeminent historian of neuroscience" (Science magazine) Anne Harrington explores psychiatry's repeatedly frustrated efforts to understand mental disorder. She shows that psychiatry's waxing and waning theories have been shaped not just by developments in the clinic and lab, but also by a surprising range of social factors. Mind Fixers recounts the past and present struggle to make mental illness a biological problem in order to lay the groundwork for creating a better future.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Anne Harrington
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 06/16/2020
ISBN: 9780393358063
Pages: 384
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.10d