Readership: General readers interested in madness and mental illness as a whole, students of medical and social history, psychiatrists and other physicians looking for a short introduction to the topic.
Andrew Scull, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Science Studies
Andrew Scull has held faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, and the University of California, where he is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Science Studies. He is a past president of the Society for the Social History of Medicine, and has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books, many of them on the history of psychiatry in Britain and the United States. He has lectured on five continents, as well as making many media appearances on programmes dealing with mental health issues.
1: Madness unbound
2: Madness in chains
3: Madness confined
4: Madness and meaning
5: Madness denied
6: Madness cast out