Everything you need to understand or teach The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton (scholar).
This is one of the first treatises on Melancholy—in contemporary language called emotional depression. Melancholy is a condition that can be less severe than clinical depression or as bad. Melancholy has diverse causes and a variety of treatments and cures are available. The author writes about these. This book is highly unusual in that the original author lived from 1577-1640 A.D. in England. During the introduction it is explained that this treatise is more of a composite than an original work in the pure sense of the term. It is a blend of the science of the day, which had not yet separated into different branches. There is lack of knowledge of many things, but the approach towards the cure is holistic.
Robert Burton is more a scholar and librarian than either a scientist or physician. The work seems to run the gambit from... View more of the The Anatomy of Melancholy Summary
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