By Greg Eghigian, Gail Hornstein
Greg Eghigian has compiled a special anthology of readings, from precedent days to the current, that incorporates Hippocrates; Julian of Norwich's Revelations of Divine Love, penned within the 1390s; Dorothea Dix; Aaron T. Beck; Carl Rogers; and others, culled from non secular texts, scientific case experiences, memoirs, educational lectures, health facility and govt documents, felony and clinical treatises, and paintings collections. Incorporating ancient stories of clinical practitioners and people deemed mentally in poor health, From insanity to psychological Health additionally comprises an up to date bibliography of first-person narratives on psychological disorder compiled via Gail A. Hornstein.
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Cadmus: Alas! Alas! What dreadful pain you’ll feel when you recognize what you’ve just done. If you stay forever in your present state, you’ll be unfortunate, but you won’t feel as if you’re suffering unhappiness. agave: But what in all this is wrong or painful? cadmus: First, raise your eyes. Look up into the sky. agave: All right. But why tell me to look up there? — 27 28 — The Ancient World cadmus: Does the sky still seem the same to you, or has it changed? agave: It seems, well, brighter . .
The best thing is to keep one’s mind controlled, and worship all that comes down from the gods. That, in my view, is the wisest custom, for those who can conduct their lives that way. [Exit Messenger] chorus: Let’s dance to honour Bacchus, Let’s shout to celebrate what’s happened here, happened to Pentheus, child of the serpent, who put on women’s clothes, who took up the beautiful and blessed thyrsus— his certain death, disaster brought on by the bull. You Bacchic women descended from old Cadmus, you’ve won glorious victory, one which ends in tears, which ends in lamentation.
When the patient’s body has gained strength, prescribe walking and also vocal exercise, as required by the case. Thus have the patient read aloud even from texts that are marred by false statements. In this way he will exercise his mind more thoroughly. And for the same reason he should also be kept busy answering questions. This will enable us both to detect malingering and to obtain the information we require. Then let him relax, giving him reading that is easy to understand; injury due to overexertion will thus be avoided.
From madness to mental health : psychiatric disorder and its treatment in Western civilization by Greg Eghigian, Gail Hornstein