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Title Argentina on the couch : psychiatry, state, and society, 1880 to the present / edited by Mariano Plotkin
Edition First edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2003]


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 MELB  616.8900982 Plo/Aot  DUE 01-12-18
Description xi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Diálogos series
Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Contents Introduction / Mariano Plotkin -- Pt. I. Degeneration, Gender, and the Construction of a Psychiatric Discourse -- Ch. 1. The Argentine Hysteric: A Turn-of-the-Century Psychiatric Type / Julia E. Rodriguez -- Ch. 2. Sexual Aberration, Degeneration, and Psychiatry in Late-Nineteenth-Century Buenos Aires / Kristin Ruggiero -- Pt. II. Psychiatric Hospitals, Prisons, and the State -- Ch. 3. Law, Medicine, and Confinement to Public Psychiatric Hospitals in Twentieth-Century Argentina / Jonathan D. Ablard -- Ch. 4. Psychiatrists, Criminals, and Bureaucrats: The Production of Scientific Biographies in the Argentine Penitentiary System (1907-1945) / Lila Caimari -- Pt. III. Argentines on the Couch -- Ch. 5. From the Psychiatric Hospital to the Street: Enrique Pichon Riviere and the Diffusion of Psychoanalysis in Argentina / Hugo Vezzetti -- Ch. 6. Psychiatrists and the Reception of Psychoanalysis, 1910s-1970s / Mariano Plotkin
Epilogue: Mental Health and the Argentine Crisis / Mariano Plotkin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-275) and index
Subject Psychiatry -- Argentina -- History.
Psychoanalysis -- Argentina -- History.
Social psychiatry -- Argentina -- History.
Author Plotkin, Mariano Ben, 1961-
LC no. 2002152231
ISBN 0826322646 cloth alkaline paper
0826322654 paperback alkaline paper