Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing
1911. A general view of mental healing from a historical perspective. The term mental healing is given a broad meaning and encompasses any cures which may be brought about by the effect of the mind over the body, regardless of whether the power back of the cure is supposed to be deity, demons, other human beings or the individual mind of the patient. Contents: Mental Healing; Early Civilizations; The Influence of Christianity; Relics and Shrines; Healers; Talismans; Amulets; Charms; Royal Touch; Mesmer and After; and The Healers of the Nineteenth Century.
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Care of the Psyche: A History of Psychological Healing
Stanley W. Jackson
Limited preview - 1999