America's Care of the Mentally Ill: A Photographic History / Edition 1

America's Care of the Mentally Ill: A Photographic History / Edition 1

by David W. Hathcox
     
 

America's Care of the Mentally Ill: A Photographic History tells the story of our nation's care of the mentally ill, starting from the 18th century, through the birth of the American Psychiatric Association and hospital-based care in 1844, up to the present.

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Overview

America's Care of the Mentally Ill: A Photographic History tells the story of our nation's care of the mentally ill, starting from the 18th century, through the birth of the American Psychiatric Association and hospital-based care in 1844, up to the present.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880485395
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Edition description:
Limited ed
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

William E. Baxter, M.A., M.S., is an historian and archivist. He is the Director of the American Psychiatric Association Library and Archives.

David W. Hathcox III, M.A., is a freelance photographer and photojournalist in the Washington, DC, area and throughout the country.

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Almshouses, jails, and the streets. Beginnings of institutional care. Numbers. Changes. Decline. Coming full circle: halfway houses, jails, and the streets. Notes on the photographs. Bibliography.

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