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HIST 3515 [0.5 credit] Madness in Modern Times

History of madness from the eighteenth century to the present. Themes include changing medical understandings and treatments of mental illness, patients' experiences and accounts of psychiatric institutions and treatments, cultural representations of madness in media, and the history of the asylum. (Field e).
Prerequisite(s): a 2000-level history course, or third-year standing and 1.0 credit in history.
Lectures three hours a week.