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1 - The politics of mental welfare: fresh perspectives on the history of institutionalized care for the mentally ill and disabled - Pamela Dale and Joseph Melling 2 - Workhouse care of the insane 1845-1890 - Elaine Murphy 3 - Needs and desires in the care of paper lunatics: admissions to Worcester Asylum, 1852-1872 - Frank Crompton 4 - 'Buried alive by her friends' Asylum narratives and the English governess, 1845-1914 - Joseph Melling 5 - Separatism and exclusion: Women in Psychiatry 1900-1950 - Louise Westwood 6 - Family, gender and class in psychiatric patient care during the 1930s: the Mental Treatment Act and the Devon Mental Hospital - David Pearce 7 - The 'manufacture' of mental defectives increased in Scotland (1857-1939) - Matt Egan 8 - Tension in the voluntary-statutory alliance: 'lay professionals' and the planning and delivery of mental deficiency services, 1917-1945 - Pamela Dale 9 - 'A satisfactory job is the best psychiatrist' Employment and mental health 1939-60 - Vicky Long 10 - Inside the walls of the hostel 1930-1974 - John Welshman 11 - Landmarks in the care of the mentally disordered
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Mental illness -- Great Britain -- History.
Learning disabled -- Great Britain -- History.
Commitment of Mentally Ill -- history -- Great Britain.
Institutionalization -- history -- Great Britain.
Mentally Ill Persons -- history -- Great Britain.
Mentally Disabled Persons -- history -- Great Britain.
Public Policy -- Great Britain.
History, 19th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 20th Century -- Great Britain.