The History of Bethlem
Psychology Press, 1997 - Medical - 752 pages
Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as "Bedlam", is a unique institution. Now seven hundred and fifty years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. As such it has a strong claim to be the oldest foundation in Europe with an unbroken history of sheltering and treating the mentally disturbed. During this time, Bethlem has transcended locality to become not only a national and international institution, but in many ways, a cultural and literary myth.
The History of Bethlem is a scholarly history of this key establishment by distinguished authors, including Asa Briggs and Roy Porter. Based upon extensive research of the hospital's archives, the book looks at Bethlem's role within the caring institutions of London and Britain, and provides a long overdue re-evaluation of its place in the history of psychiatry.
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The foundation of the Priory of St Mary of Bethlehem
The development of the Bethlem precinct
Politics and patronage 3 3
changing roles and personnel
Bethlem and reform
Classifying and consoling
A Victorian institution 312
1900 to the present
Bethlem and the twentieth century 333
Bethlems move to Monks Orchard 343
the merger of Bethlem and the Maudsley 167
Medieval attitudes towards and treatment of the insane
Institutional care for the insane in medieval and early modern times
Images of Bedlam
the administration and finance of Bethlem 136
environment management and architecture
The architecture of Bethlem at Moorfields
Medicine medical officers and therapeutics
inferior officers and servants
Admission and discharge
The politics of committal to early modern Bethlem
Bethlem charity and the first history of the Hospital
Fact and fancy
Bethlems move to Southwark
Bethlem and the 1813 Select Committee
administration and finance 190182 388
medical and nursing staff 190182
the character of admissions in the twentieth century
patients and the treatment of mental illness in twentiethcentury Bethlem
From SHA to NHS trust 198294
Masters wardens or keepers of Bethlem 12471633
Bethlem and Bridewell presidents 16061793
Bethlem and Bridewell physicians 16191816
Bethlem and Bridewell surgeons 16291813
Bethlem medical officers 17831900
Twentiethcentury Bethlem officers
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