Table of contents for Argentina on the couch : psychiatry, state, and society, 1880 to the present / edited by Mariano Plotkin.


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ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS / X

INTRODUCTION / I

         Mariano Plotkin

PART I. DEGENERATION, GENDER, AND THE CONSTRUCTION
OF A PSYCHIATRIC DISCOURSE

     Chapter 1. The Argentine Hysteric:
         A Turn-of-the-Century Psychiatric Type / 2 5
         Julia E. Rodriguez

     Chapter 2. Sexual Aberration, Degeneration,
         and Psychiatry in Late-Nineteenth-Century
         Buenos Aires / 49
         Kristin Ruggiero

PART II. PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS, PRISONS, AND THE STATE

     Chapter 3. Law, Medicine, and Confinement
         to Public Psychiatric Hospitals in Twentieth-
         Century Argentina / 87
         Jonathan D. Ablard

     Chapter 4. Psychiatrists, Criminals, and Bureaucrats:
         The Production of Scientific Biographies in the
         Argentine Penitentiary System (1907-1945) /  I 3
         Lila Caimari







PART III. ARGENTINES ON THE COUCH

     Chapter 5. From the Psychiatric Hospital to the
         Street: Enrique Pichon Riviere and the Diffusion
         of Psychoanalysis in Argentina / 141
         Hugo Vezzetti

     Chapter 6. Psychiatrists and the Reception
         of Psychoanalysis, 1910s-1970S / 175
         Mariano Plotkin


EPILOGUE: MENTAL HEALTH AND THE
ARGENTINE CRISIS / 211
         Mariano Plotkin


GLOSSARY / 231


NOTES / 237


INDEX / 277





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Psychiatry Argentina History, Psychoanalysis Argentina History, Social psychiatry Argentina History