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Title Madhouses, mad-doctors, and madmen : the social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era / Andrew Scull, editor
Published London : Athlone Press, 1981

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Description xv, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era / Andrew Scull -- Rationales for therapy in British psychiatry, 1780-1835 / William F. Bynum, Jr. -- Phrenology and British alienists, ca. 1825-1845 / Roger Cooter -- Moral treatment reconsidered, some sociological comments on an episode in the history of British psychiatry / Andrew Scull -- A generous confidence, Thomas Story Kirkbride's philosophy of asylum construction and management / Nancy J. Tomes -- The discovery of the asylum revisited: lunacy reform in the new American Republic / Andrew Scull -- The treatment of pauper lunatics in Victorian England: the case of Lancaster Asylum, 1816-1870 / John Walton -- The model of the Geel Lunatic Colony and its influence on the nineteenth-century asylum system in Britain / William Ll. Parry-Jones -- The paradox of prudence: mental health in the gilded age / Barbara Sicherman -- "A hollow square of psychological science": American neurologists and psychiatrists in conflict / Bonnie Ellen Blustein -- The reje
Analysis England Medicine Psychiatry 1800-1900 Social aspects
Notes England. Medicine. Psychiatry,. 1800-1900. Social aspects (BNB/PRECIS)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Psychiatry -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Psychiatry -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Psychiatry -- Great Britain -- History.
Psychiatry -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Social psychiatry -- England.
Social psychiatry -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Social psychiatry -- Great Britain.
Social psychiatry -- United States.
History, 19th Century.
Hospitals, Psychiatric -- history.
Mental Disorders -- history.
Psychiatry -- history.
Social History of Psychiatry
United Kingdom.
Author Scull, Andrew, 1946-
LC no. bnb48530002
ISBN 0485300028