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Madhouses, mad-doctors, and madmen : the social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era / Andrew Scull, editor.

Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1981.
ISBN 0812211197, 9780812278019, 0812278011, 9780812211191

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Other Authors Scull, Andrew, 1946-
Subjects Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 1837-1901 (Vic.)
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Britain.
History, 19th Century.
Psychiatrie -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Psychiatrie sociale -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Psychiatry -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Psychiatry -- History.
Social psychiatry -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Social psychiatry.
Description xv, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
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, circa 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 rejection of psychological approaches to mental disorder in late nineteenth-century British psychiatry / Michael J. Clark -- Victorian women and insanity / Elaine Showalter -- Liberty and lunacy: the Victorians and wrongful confinement / Peter McCandless -- The boundary between insanity and criminal responsibility in nineteenth-century England / Roger Smith.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7704514
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