Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 1981  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 23--28

Psychopathology in the early aurvedic texts*(with special reference to unmada)


Mitchell G Weiss 
 Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 666 Cambridge Mass 02138, USA

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Mitchell G Weiss
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 666 Cambridge Mass 02138
USA

The medical texts by Caraka and Susruta describe the symptoms, etiology, theory, treatment and prognosis of four types of mental disorders-unmada, bhutonmada, apasmara, and murcha. The present discussion is restricted to unmada-its theory, treatment and prognosis with an indication of the scope of analysis with reference to the Western psychiatric nosology.


How to cite this article:
Weiss MG. Psychopathology in the early aurvedic texts*(with special reference to unmada).Ancient Sci Life 1981;1:23-28


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Weiss MG. Psychopathology in the early aurvedic texts*(with special reference to unmada). Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 1981 [cited 2021 Jan 16 ];1:23-28
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