cover image A Dark Science: Women, Sexuality, and Psychiatry in the Nineteenth Century

A Dark Science: Women, Sexuality, and Psychiatry in the Nineteenth Century

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, Author, Marianne Loring, Translator Noonday Press $8.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-374-52123-3

``The need to control and devalue women, and the denial of the reality of child sexual abuse are endemic flaws of male-dominated modern psychiatry, convincingly argues Masson,'' reported PW , calling this collection of articles, translated from 19th century European medical journals, ``a powerful indictment.'' (September)