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By Andrew Scull

ISBN-10: 0812211197

ISBN-13: 9780812211191

ISBN-10: 0812278011

ISBN-13: 9780812278019

The Victorian Age observed the transformation of the madhouse into the asylum into the psychological health center; of the mad-doctor into the alienist into the psychiatrist; and of the madman (and madwoman) into the psychological sufferer. In Andrew Scull's edited assortment Madhouses, Mad-Doctors, and Madmen, participants' essays supply a old research of the problems that proceed to plague the psychiatric occupation this present day. subject matters lined contain the talk over the effectiveness of institutional or group remedy, the boundary among madness and legal accountability, the implementation of dedication legislation, and the diversities in defining and treating psychological affliction in accordance with the gender of the patient.

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