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Outside the Walls of the Asylum : The History of Care in the Community 1750-2000 - Peter Bartlett

Outside the Walls of the Asylum

The History of Care in the Community 1750-2000

Paperback Published: 1st October 1999
ISBN: 9780485121476
Number Of Pages: 352

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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.>

ISBN: 9780485121476
ISBN-10: 0485121476
Series: Studies in Psychical Research
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st October 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.37 x 15.39  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.45