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Title Outside the walls of the asylum : the history of care in the community 1750-2000 / edited by Peter Bartlett & David Wright
Published London ; New Brunswick, N.J. : Athlone Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 337 pages)
Contents Preface; Notes on Contributors; Tables and Figures; 1 Community care and its antecedents; 2 ''Not simple boarding'': care of the mentally incapacitated in Scotland during the long eighteenth century; 3 At home with puerperal mania: the domestic treatment of the insanity of childbirth in the nineteenth century; 4 Family, community and the lunatic in mid-nineteenth-century North Wales; 5 Boarding-out insane patients: the significance of the Scottish system 1857-1913
11 Mental Health Policy, Care in the Community and Political Conflict: the Case of the Integrated Service in Northern Ireland12 Outside the Walls of the Asylum? Psychiatric Treatment in the 1980s and 1990s; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
6 Enclosing and disclosing lunatics within the family walls: domestic psychiatric regime and the public sphere in early nineteenth-century England7 Lunatic and criminal alliances in nineteenth-century Ireland; 8 Families, communities and the legal regulation of lunacy in Victorian England: Assessments of crime, violence and welfare in admissions to the Devon Asylum, 1845-1914; 9 Community care and mental deficiency 1913 to 1945; 10 Rhetoric and reality: community care in England and Wales, 1948-74
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
Analysis asylum
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Großbritannien Consulate Frankfurt am Main
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
Mental health policy -- Great Britain -- History
Mental health policy -- Ireland -- History
Psychiatric hospital care -- Great Britain -- History
Psychiatric hospital care -- Ireland -- History
Psychiatric hospitals -- Great Britain -- History
Psychiatric hospitals -- Ireland -- History
Informele zorg.
Psychisch gestoorden.
Hôpitaux psychiatriques -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Hôpitaux psychiatriques -- Irlande -- Histoire.
MEDICAL -- Mental Health.
Malades mentaux -- Soins -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Malades mentaux -- Soins -- Irlande -- Histoire.
Mental health policy.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Health.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
Politique de santé mentale -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Politique de santé mentale -- Irlande -- Histoire.
Psychiatric hospital care.
Psychiatric hospitals.
Stationäre psychiatrische Versorgung
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bartlett, Peter.
Wright, David, 1965-
ISBN 0567598500