Twenty-five years with the insane /

"This book, based on the author's twenty-five years of experience as a clergyman working in the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, describes various mental diseases and their treatments. Topics discussed include the following: insanity and its treatment among the ancients; the insane during t...

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Author / Creator:Putnam, Daniel, 1824-1906.
Imprint:Detroit : John MacFarlane, 1885.
Description:1 online resource (3 pages 1., 157 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Mentally ill -- Care -- History -- 19th century.
Mental illness.
Mental illness.
Mentally ill -- Care.
Mentally Ill Persons.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11233317
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Varying Form of Title:25 years with the insane
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Summary:"This book, based on the author's twenty-five years of experience as a clergyman working in the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, describes various mental diseases and their treatments. Topics discussed include the following: insanity and its treatment among the ancients; the insane during the early Christian centuries; the first hospitals and asylums for the insane and their character; curious superstitions and strange methods of treating the insane; the beginnings of reform and improvement; the modern asylum; guarantees for the safety and proper care of the insane in asylums; treatment of the insane outside of asylums; opinions and feelings of patients; schools and insanity; religion and insanity; alcohol and insanity; tobacco and other narcotics and insanity; inherited tendencies and insanity; and insanity and crime." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved).
Other form:Print version: Putnam, Daniel, 1824- Twenty-five years with the insane. Detroit : John MacFarlane, 1885