Patient Tales: Case Histories And The Uses Of Narrative In Psychiatry (Studies In Rhetoric/Communication)

Patient Tales Case Histories And The Uses Of Narrative In Psychiatry Studies In Rhetoric Communication Berkenkotter examines the evolving role of case history narratives in the growth of psychiatry as a medical profession Patient Tales follows the development of psychiatric case histories from their or

  • Title: Patient Tales: Case Histories And The Uses Of Narrative In Psychiatry (Studies In Rhetoric/Communication)
  • Author: Carol Berkenkotter
  • ISBN: 9781570037610
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Berkenkotter examines the evolving role of case history narratives in the growth of psychiatry as a medical profession Patient Tales follows the development of psychiatric case histories from their origins at Edinburgh in the mideighteenth century to the medical records of contemporary American mental health clinics Spanning two centuries and several disciplines, BerkenkBerkenkotter examines the evolving role of case history narratives in the growth of psychiatry as a medical profession Patient Tales follows the development of psychiatric case histories from their origins at Edinburgh in the mideighteenth century to the medical records of contemporary American mental health clinics Spanning two centuries and several disciplines, Berkenkotters investigation illustrates how discursive changes in this genre mirrored evolving assumptions and commitments among those who cared for the mentally ill During the asylum era, case histories were a means by which practitioners organized and disseminated local knowledge through professional societies, affiliations, and journals The way in which these histories were recorded was subsequently codified, giving rise to a genre Berkenkotter shows how Freuds account of his famous patient Dora led to the incorporation of literary devices In the volumes final section, Berkenkotter discusses the turn from psychoanalysis to a research based and medically oriented classification system now utilized by the American Psychiatric Association.

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