Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiots in 19th Century Britain and Ireland. Kindle edition £0.99
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Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiots in 19th Century Britain and Ireland. Kindle edition £0.99

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Found 26th Jul 2017
Print edition £19.99. 248 pages. "In the first half of the nineteenth century, treatment of the mentally ill in Britain and Ireland underwent radical change. No longer manacled, chained and treated like wild animals, patient care was defined in law and medical understanding, and treatment of insanity developed.

Focusing on selected cases, this new study enables the reader to understand how progressively advancing attitudes and expectations affected decisions, leading to better legislation and medical practice throughout the century. Specific mental health conditions are discussed in detail and the treatments patients received are analysed in an expert way..."
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Ah, finally a book about the DUP...
dewonderful21 m ago

Ah, finally a book about the DUP...



I was going to say the house of commons.
TehJumpingJawa

I was going to say the house of commons.



The book deals with the suffering of mental illness rather than the flaunting
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