Outside the walls of the asylum : the history of care in the community, 1750-2000 /

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Bibliographic Details
Imprint:London ; New Brunswick, NJ : Athlone Press ; Somerset, N.J. : Distributed by Transaction Publishers, 1999.
Description:xiii, 337 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject:Psychiatric hospital care -- Great Britain -- History.
Psychiatric hospitals -- Great Britain -- History.
Mental health policy -- Great Britain -- History.
Psychiatric hospital care -- Ireland -- History.
Psychiatric hospitals -- Ireland -- History.
Mental health policy -- Ireland -- History.
Hospitals, Psychiatric -- history -- Great Britain.
Mental health policy.
Psychiatric hospital care.
Psychiatric hospitals.
Great Britain.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3958804
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Other authors / contributors:Bartlett, Peter.
Wright, David, 1965-
ISBN:0485115417 (hbk.)
0485121476 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-328) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 7. Lunatic and criminal alliances in nineteenth-century Ireland
  • 8. Families, communities and the legal regulation of lunacy in Victorian England: Assessments of crime, violence and welfare in admissions to the Devon Asylum, 1845-1914
  • 9. Community care and mental deficiency 1913 to 1945
  • 10. Rhetoric and reality: community care in England and Wales, 1948-74
  • 11. Mental Health Policy, Care in the Community and Political Conflict: the Case of the Integrated Service in Northern Ireland
  • 12. Outside the Walls of the Asylum? Psychiatric Treatment in the 1980s and 1990s
  • Notes
  • Index
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Tables and Figures
  • 1. Community care and its antecedents
  • 2. 'Not simple boarding': care of the mentally incapacitated in Scotland during the long eighteenth century
  • 3. At home with puerperal mania: the domestic treatment of the insanity of childbirth in the nineteenth century
  • 4. Family, community and the lunatic in mid-nineteenth-century North Wales
  • 5. Boarding-out insane patients: the significance of the Scottish system 1857-1913
  • 6. Enclosing and disclosing lunatics within the family walls: domestic psychiatric regime and the public sphere in early nineteenth-century England