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Outside the walls of the asylum [electronic resource] : the history of care in the community 1750-2000 / edited by Peter Bartlett & David Wright.

Contributor(s): Bartlett, Peter | Wright, David, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New Brunswick, N.J. : Athlone Press, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 337 p.).ISBN: 9780567598509 (electronic bk.); 0567598500 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Psychiatric hospital care -- Great Britain -- History | Psychiatric hospitals -- Great Britain -- History | Mental health policy -- Great Britain -- History | Psychiatric hospital care -- Ireland -- History | Psychiatric hospitals -- Ireland -- History | Mental health policy -- Ireland -- History | Mental Health Services -- Great Britain -- History | Mental Health Services -- Ireland -- History | Health Policy -- Great Britain -- History | Health Policy -- Ireland -- History | Hospitals, Psychiatric -- Great Britain -- History | Hospitals, Psychiatric -- Ireland -- History | Social Science | Health | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Health | PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness | MEDICAL -- Mental Health | Psychisch gestoorden | Informele zorg | Gezondheidszorg | Malades mentaux -- Soins -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire | Malades mentaux -- Soins -- Irlande -- Histoire | H�opitaux psychiatriques -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire | H�opitaux psychiatriques -- Irlande -- Histoire | Politique de sant�e mentale -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire | Politique de sant�e mentale -- Irlande -- Histoire | Station�are psychiatrische Versorgung | Aufsatzsammlung | Gro�britannien | Irland | Geschichte 1750-1999 | madness | asylumGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Outside the walls of the asylum.DDC classification: 362.2/1/0941 Other classification: 44.06 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This historical account of the care of insanity outside formal instruction explores key issues relating to the social history of madness from 1750 to the present day. These include women and the social construciton of madness, the boarding out of lunatics by poor law authorities, familial care and treatment of the insane and the practice of mental healing by general practitioners.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

This historical account of the care of insanity outside formal instruction explores key issues relating to the social history of madness from 1750 to the present day. These include women and the social construciton of madness, the boarding out of lunatics by poor law authorities, familial care and treatment of the insane and the practice of mental healing by general practitioners.

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