Japanese psychiatry in the Edo period (1600-1868)

  title={Japanese psychiatry in the Edo period (1600-1868)},
  author={Hiruta Genshiro and Allan Beveridge},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  pages={131 - 151}
* A part of this paper was presented at the International Symposium ’History of Psychiatry on the Threshold to the 21st Century Two Millennia of Psychiatry in West and East’, held in Nagoya City, Japan, in 1999. Address for correspondence: Faculty of Education, Fukushima University, 1 Kanayagawa, Fukushima City, 960-1296, Japan. E-mail:hiruta@educ.fukushima-u.ac.jp The main purpose of this paper is to describe Japanese psychiatry in the Edo period (1600-1868), a topic that is interesting not… 
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