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

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

Label
Madhouses, mad-doctors, and madmen : the social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era
Title
Madhouses, mad-doctors, and madmen
Title remainder
the social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Scull, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC450.G7
LC item number
M26 1981
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Scull, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatry
  • Social psychiatry
  • Great Britain
  • Psychiatry
  • History of medicine, 19th century
Label
Madhouses, mad-doctors, and madmen : the social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era, Andrew Scull, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 384 pages
Isbn
9780812278019
Lccn
81003365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
03-B8532
Label
Madhouses, mad-doctors, and madmen : the social history of psychiatry in the Victorian era, Andrew Scull, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 384 pages
Isbn
9780812278019
Lccn
81003365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
03-B8532

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