Volume 8, Issue 2 (11-2002)                   IJPCP 2002, 8(2): 73-79 | Back to browse issues page

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Ghaderi T. Psychopathology and Mental Health in Middle Persian Manuscripts. IJPCP. 2002; 8 (2) :73-79
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-239-en.html
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Objectives:  The present study was designed to trace the literature related to the history of psychopathology and mental health in Middle Persian manuscripts.

Method: The method consisted of library research into the hand written manuscripts and the collection of Middle Persian (Pahlavi) texts dating back to some fifteen hundred years ago.

Findings: The frequency of the term ravan (psyche) and its lexical combinations reveal the basis of psychopathology, techniques of mental health care, and the history of psychology in ancient Persia.



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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2007/11/1

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