What is it about?

Most historical research on the history of psychology and psychiatry has focused on Europe and North America. In these special issues, we present a number of articles on the global history of psychology and psychiatry, emphasizing developments outside Europe and North America.

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Why is it important?

This work will assist developing a broader perspective on the history of psychology and psychiatry.


Putting these special issues together with Harry Wu from Hong Kong University was a great experience. There is so much creative work going on!

Hans Pols
University of Sydney

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This page is a summary of: Psychology and psychiatry in the global world: Historical perspectives., History of Psychology, August 2019, American Psychological Association (APA),
DOI: 10.1037/hop0000131.
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