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HIST3356 - History of Madness

History of mental illness in the West since the Enlightenment.


This guide contains a variety of resources for your research on the history of madness. Included are books, databases, web sites, videos, and more to help you find reliable and interesting information to support your research. If you need help, please contact the UH Libraries Teaching & Learning Librarians.

Suggested Books

Additional Resources for Books

Finding Books

Use the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) to find related information on your topic. If you locate relevant books in a keyword search, try clicking on the subject links to find more resources on this subject. Most of the history of madness and psychiatry resources can be found in the RC section of the library, 2nd floor of the Brown Wing. E-books are also available.