Reviews

In this section I have included book reviews that I have written over the years, some published others not.

Virginia Berridge, The Society for the Study of Addiction 1884-1888.
Joel Braslow. Mental Ills and Bodily Cures: Psychiatric Treatment in the First Half of the Twentieth Century.
Eric Caplan, Mind Games: American Culture and the Birth of Psychotherapy, [University of California Press, 1998]
Adam Haslett, You Are Not A Stranger Here, [Doubleday, New York, 2002]
Mark Lederer. Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe:.(New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006).
Jonathan Lethem,Motherless Brooklyn,  [Vintage Books, 1999]
Harry Oosterhuis, Stepchildren of Nature: Krafft-Ebing, Psychiatry and the Making of Sexual Identity, [University of Chicago Press, 2000]
Jack D Pressman, Last resort: psychosurgery and the limits of medicine, (Cambridge University Press, 1998)
Ben Shephard, A War of Nerves: Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Twentieth Century, [Harvard University Press, 2001]
Jean-Charles Sournia, A History of Alcoholism, (Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1990)
Michael H. Stone. Healing the mind: A history of psychiatry from antiquity to the present,  (New York, W.W. Norton, 1997)
Nancy Tomes, A Generous Confidence: Thomas Story Kirkbride and the Art of Asylum-Keeping, 1840-1883
Allan Young. The Harmony of Illusions:Inventing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997
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