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A Diagnostic Analysis of the Casebooks of Ticehurst House Asylum, 1845-1890 : Cambridge History Programme - Trevor H. Turner

A Diagnostic Analysis of the Casebooks of Ticehurst House Asylum, 1845-1890

Cambridge History Programme

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Published: 7th September 1992
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Detailed review of the clinical features of a complete cohort of patients admitted to the Ticehurst House asylum between 1845 and 1890.

List of Tables
Synopsisp. 1
Introductionp. 3
Methodp. 11
Ticehurst Housep. 11
The Casebooksp. 13
Assessment procedurep. 14
Delusionsp. 15
Hallucinationsp. 15
Movement/posture disorderp. 15
Masturbationp. 15
Specific psychotherapyp. 16
Unusual disordersp. 16
Treatment approachesp. 16
Violence/restraintp. 16
Alcoholp. 16
Suicidep. 17
Resultsp. 18
Movement and posturep. 21
Masturbationp. 21
Violencep. 22
Discussionp. 24
Reliability and validity of the datap. 26
Strengths and weaknesses of the source materialp. 28
Implications of diagnosesp. 29
'Manic-depressive' and 'schizophrenic' groupsp. 30
'Organic' groupp. 31
'Indefinite' groupp. 31
Contemporary diagnostic terms used at Ticehurstp. 31
Use of 'hysteria', 'hysterical mania' and related termsp. 34
Symptoms - delusions and hallucinationsp. 37
Movement disordersp. 39
Masturbationp. 40
Violence and restraintp. 42
Suicide, 'attempted' suicide and suicidal riskp. 44
Specific psychopathologies, alcohol and 'unusual' diagnosesp. 46
Physical treatmentsp. 55
Conclusionp. 61
Appendix: Some representative cases, 1860-1869p. 64
Referencesp. 68
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ISBN: 9780521429863
ISBN-10: 0521429862
Series: Cambridge History Programme
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 7th September 1992
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 0.43
Weight (kg): 0.14