An Insight on Malankholia ( Melancholia ) : Unani Perspective

@article{Alam2015AnIO,
  title={An Insight on Malankholia ( Melancholia ) : Unani Perspective},
  author={A. Alam and N. Ahmed and M. Khalid and M. Sheeraz and Mohamed A. Qamri},
  journal={medical journal of islamic world academy of sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={140-146}
}
  • A. Alam, N. Ahmed, +2 authors Mohamed A. Qamri
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • medical journal of islamic world academy of sciences
  • Malankholia (Melancholia) has been defined as a disorder in which the mental functions are deranged and the afflicted person is more prone towards constant grief, fear and dubious aggression and the ability to analyze and interpret things is grossly affected as enunciated by Jalinus (Galen) quoted by Zakaria Razi (850-923 A.D) in his world renowned treatise “Kitab Al-Havi.” The term melancholia literally means “black humour” which is the predominant causative factor. Mental ill-health is one of… CONTINUE READING
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