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Development: Disorders of Childhood and Youth

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the philosophical and ethical issues that arise in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. The chapter is divided into four main sections. The first covers ethical ... More


The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Sally Shuttleworth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What is the difference between a lie and a fantasy, when the subject is a child? Moving between literary and scientific texts, this book explores the range of fascinating issues that emerge when the ... More


The Emergence of Child Psychiatry

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the emergence of child psychiatry in England during the 1840s. It discusses Leonard Guthrie's book Functional Nervous Disorders in Childhood where he highlighted the enormous ... More


Child Guidance Becomes Child Psychiatry

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows how child guidance became a highly technical medical specialty during the 1930s. Originally conceived as “common-sense psychiatry,” the evolution of child guidance into a uniquely ... More


Thinking about Methods: Longitudinal Research and the Reorientation of the Postwar American Mental Sciences

Andrew M. Fearnley

in A Girl’s Childhood: Psychological Development, Social Change, and The Yale Child Study Center

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300117592
eISBN:
9780300210804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117592.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter analyzes the Yale Longitudinal Study (YLS)—which documented the early and middle childhood years of a dozen children in New Haven County, Connecticut—within the context of other similar ... More


Childhood in Post-Darwinian Psychiatry

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines discourses concerning child insanity in England during the 19th century. After Charles Darwin's publication of On the Origin of Species, the ideas of inheritance came to play an ... More


The Child Guidance Movement: Another Approach to Preventive Politics

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses nineteenth-century literature in the field of psychiatry, which was limited almost entirely to the study of “insanity” in adults. What sparse comments there were on mental ... More


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Louise Morganstein and Jonathan Hill

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199665662
eISBN:
9780191918322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199665662.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Child and adolescent psychiatry is the medical specialty that works with children, young people, and families with emotional and behavioural problems. As children and young people are still ... More


Passion

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines discourses concerning childhood passion in England during the 19th century. During this period, passion carried a rich overlay of meanings and the passionate child was a ... More


From Juvenile Delinquency Research to Child Guidance

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes how the Hull House residents and Chicago clubwomen led the campaign to establish the first juvenile court in the nation in 1899. Ten years later they arranged for an ... More


Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children

Deborah Blythe Doroshow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226621432
eISBN:
9780226621579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226621579.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the early twentieth century, children with severe emotional difficulties would have been cared for at a child guidance clinic, a state mental hospital, an institution for the “feebleminded,” or a ... More


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