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Madness in its place [electronic resource] : narratives of Severalls Hospital, 1913-1997 / Diana Gittins.

By: Gittins, Diana.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Memory and narrative: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xii, 242 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0203029291 (electronic bk.); 9780203029299 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Severalls Hospital (Essex, England) -- History | Psychiatric hospitals -- England -- Essex -- History -- 20th century | Psychiatry -- History -- 20th century | Severalls Hospital (Essex, England) | Hospitals, Psychiatric -- England -- History | Mental Health Services -- England -- History | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Health | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness | MEDICAL -- Mental Health | Psychiatrische inrichtingenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Madness in its place.DDC classification: 362.2/1/094267 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preliminaries; CONTENTS; List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: space, time and madness; 2 At the gate; 3 The corridor of power; 4 The great divide; 5 On the female side; 6 On the male side; 7 The space and pace of treatments; 8 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: This book provides an unusual and very accessible account of trends and changes in the history of psychiatry during the 20th century, while offering a lively narrative of the daily lives of those who worked and lived in a typical psychiatric hospital.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-236) and index.

Preliminaries; CONTENTS; List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: space, time and madness; 2 At the gate; 3 The corridor of power; 4 The great divide; 5 On the female side; 6 On the male side; 7 The space and pace of treatments; 8 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

This book provides an unusual and very accessible account of trends and changes in the history of psychiatry during the 20th century, while offering a lively narrative of the daily lives of those who worked and lived in a typical psychiatric hospital.

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Madness in its place by Gittins, Diana. ©1998
Madness in its place by Gittins, Diana. ©1998
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