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Benjamin Rush's Lectures on the Mind: Memoirs, American Philosophical Society (Vol. 144)

Eric T. Carlson

This volume contains the lectures of Dr. Benjamin Rush on physiology, which deal with the mind. Regarded as "the father of American psychiatry," for over 30 years Dr. Rush treated insane patients at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. He published the first American book on psychiatry, "Medical Inquiries and Observations Upon the Disease of the Mind," in 1812. Contents of this volume: General Introduction; The Syllabus; The Introductory Lecture; Introduction to the Lectures on Animal Life; Benjamin Rush Lectures on the Mind; Introduction to the Mind; Introduction to Sleep and Dreams; and Epilogue.

Book Details

  • Publisher: American Philosophical Society Press
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 1981
  • Pages: 735
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780871691446
  • Categories: Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
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