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The mad among us : a history of the care of America's mentally ill

Author: Gerald N Grob
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, ©1994.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grob, Gerald N., 1931-
Mad among us.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)607205769
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald N Grob
ISBN: 067454112X 9780674541122
OCLC Number: 33483809
Description: xiii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Caring for the insane in Colonial America --
Inventing the asylum --
The emergence of American psychiatry --
Realities of asylum life --
The problem of chronic mental illnesses, 1860-1940 --
A new psychiatry --
Depression, war, and the crisis of care --
World War II and the new models of mental illnesses --
The foundations of change in postwar America --
The new frontier and the promise of community mental health --
Confronting the mad among us in contemporary America.
Responsibility: Gerald N. Grob.

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Gerald Grob...has devoted over thirty years to the study of psychiatry's odyssey in the United States. This single volume is a summation of his work. Careful not to adhere to any one of psychiatry's Read more...

 
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