Embodied Selves: An Anthology of Psychological Texts, 1830-1890

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Index
Bold references denote major sections and extracts from source material.
Abercrombie, John69, 389
Inquiries Concerning the Intellectual Powers 69, 76-80
Acton, Williamxvi, 166, 167, 168, 179, 209, 389
The Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs179-83, 209-11
alcoholism 327
see also drunkenness
Allbutt, Clifford167, 206, 390
On Visceral Neuroses206-8
Alleged Lunatics' Friend Society228
amnesia 138-40
see also double consciousness and memory
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett292, 379, 384, 390
'Sex in Mind and Education: A Reply' 381-4
Andral, G.146
animal:
consciousness 89-90
faculties in common with humans 9, 31-3, 127, 328-9
and human comparisons 89-90, 119, 166, 172-3, 174, 177-8, 279, 303-5, 311-15, 316-18, 345-6, 347-50 361-2, 366-9, 385
instincts in the insane 328-9
see also atavism, forms of
animal magnetism, see mesmerism
Anna M, case of 51, 53
Anthropological Society360
anxiety, effects of 294, 299
aphasia and asemia 135
see also memory
apparitions, see spectral delusions
Aristotle67, 73, 74
artificial somnambulism, see mesmeric sleep and somnambulism
association ofideas 67-8, 70, 73-101, 153, 155, 305, 346-50
see also suggestion
association, forms of 77-80, 111, 113, 116, 131-2, 139, 150, 347-50
asylums xiv, 215 -16, 227-49, 275, 287, 295-7
Bethlem Hospital (Bedlam) 231, 232-3, 237, 283
Bonneval 134
Bicêtre 134, 227
Brislington House 246-8
Charenton 234
Cambridgeshire County Asylum 249
Derbyshire County Asylum 239
Middlesex County Asylum, Hanwell 216, 235, 240
The Retreat 277, 231-2
St Luke's Hospital 237-8
York Asylum 231
asylum reform 231-43
atavism, forms of 326-9, 332-4, 340-1, 342-6, 350-1
automatic (or reflex) action:
of the body 158-61, 303-4, 316-18
ofthe mind 62, 87-8, 92-101, 154-161, 265-6
see also instincts
automatic writing 135
Azam, E.132, 136, 138
Bachmann, Revd J.363
Bacon, George Mackenzie248, 390
The Writing of the Insane248-9
Bain, Alexander68, 297
Barlow, John124, 228, 229, 243, 277 n., 390
On Man's Power Over Himself to Prevent or Control Insanity124, 228, 243-6, 277 n.
Bennett, J. H., The Mesmeric Mania57
The Bible 4
St John 9-10
Proverbs 296
biogeny 308-11
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazinexv, 58, 143
Blumenbach, J. F.47, 352, 356
Bourru, H., and Burot, P.133
Braddon, Mary Elizabethxvii
Braid, James6, 59, 62, 391
Neurypnology; or, The Rationale of Nervous Sleep6, 59-61
The Brainxv
brain (cerebrum) 25-8, 41-2, 43-8, 70, 93-5, 99-100, 116, 119-20, 135, 155
brain forcing 338-41, 373-4
double brain 125-8
hemispheres of 134-5
insanity as disease of 125-8, 138-40, 145-8, 242-3, 244-5, 258-9, 265-6, 274, 280, 300-2, 307
size of 166, 291, 328, 364-6, 368, 370-2, 375
weight of 176, 291, 364-6, 384-5
see also phrenology and craniology

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgements v
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction xiii
  • List of Illustrations xix
  • Section I Reading the Mind 1
  • 1. Physiognomy 8
  • 2. Phrenology 25
  • 3. Mesmerism 49
  • Section II The Unconscious Mind and the Workings of Memory 65
  • 1. Associationism and Physiological Psychology 73
  • 2. Dreams 102
  • 3. Double Consciousness 123
  • 4. Memory 141
  • Section III The Sexual Body 163
  • 1. Defining Womanhood 169
  • 2. the Uterine Economy 184
  • 3. Masculinity and the Control of Sexuality 209
  • Section IV Insanity and Nervous Disorders 225
  • 1. Moral Management and the Rise of the Psychiatrist 231
  • Section V Heredity, Degeneration, and Modern Life 285
  • 1. Nervous Economies: Morbidity and Modernity 293
  • 2. Concepts of Descent and Degeneration 303
  • 3. Inherited Legacies: Idiocy and Criminality 322
  • 4. Childhood 335
  • 5. Race and Hybridity 352
  • 6 Sex in Mind and Education 373
  • Notes on Authors 389
  • Select Bibliography 413
  • Index 423
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