Academic Publications from 2011-Present


Traité médico-philosophique sur l'aliénation mentale, by Philippe Pinel (Paris: Brosson 1809). Translated by Gordon Hickish, David Healy, & Louis C. Charland. With a Preface by David Healy, Louis C. Charland, & Gordon Hickish, and a Forward by Dora B. Weiner. (London, Wiley, 2008). Available online at Wiley Interscience

Charland, Louis C. & Peter Zachar (Eds.) Fact and Value in Emotion. Amsterdam: John Benjamin Press, 2008. [PDF]

Articles, Chapters, and other Publications

Contagion, Identity, Misinformation: Ethical Challenges for Psychiatry in the Age of the Internet. In The Oxford Handbook for Philosophy of Psychiatry. John Sadler (ED.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Forthcoming.)

The Distinction between “Passion” and “Emotion” – Vincenzo Chiarugi , A Case Study. History of Psychiatry. December 2014 (25)4, 477-484.

John Locke on Madness: Redressing the Intellectualist Bias. History of Psychiatry, June 2014, 25(2), 137-153.

Louis C. Charland and Tony Hope and Anne Stewart and Jacinta Tan. "Anorexia Nervosa as a Passion." Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 20, no. 4 (2013): 353-365.

Ethical and Conceptual Issues in Eating Disorders. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 2013 Nov (26)6, 562-5.

Why Psychiatry Should Fear Medicalisation. In Fulford et al. (Eds.)The Oxford Handbook for the Philosophy of Psychiatry, Oxford: Oxford University Press,159-175.

Entries on Philippe Pinel, Jean-Étienne Esquirol, and Moral Treatment. In Robin Cautin and Scott Lilienfeld (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. Forthcoming with Wiley-Blackwell.

Anorexia: In the Grip of a Passion. Canadian Psychiatry Aujourd'hui, 2012, 8(2), 11.

Moral Undertow and the Passions: Two Challenges for Contemporary Emotion Regulation. Emotion Review, January 2011, 3: 83-91.

Decision-Making Capacity and Responsibility in Addiction. Invited chapter for Addiction and Responsibility. Jeffrey Poland & George Graham (Eds.). Cambridge, Mass:. MIT Press, 2011, 139-158.

Science and Morals in the Affective Psychopathology of Philippe Pinel. History of Psychiatry, 2010, 21(1), 385-51.

Benevolence and Discipline: The Concept of Recovery in 19th Century Moral Treatment. Abraham Rudnick (Ed.). Recovery of People with Mental Illness: Philosophical and Related Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Moral Treatment in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century. Invited chapter for Serious Mental Illness: Patient-Centred Approaches. Abraham Rudnick and David Roe Editors. Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing.

Reinstating the Passions: Lessons from the History of Psychopathology. In Peter Goldie (ED.) The Oxford Handbook for the Philosophy of Emotion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, 237-263.