The Most Solitary of Afflictions: Madness and Society in Britain, 1700-1900
Andrew Scull studies the evolution of the treatment of lunacy in England, tracing transformations in social practices & beliefs, the development of institutional management of the mad, & exposing the contrasts between the expectations of asylum founders & the harsh realities of institutional life.
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A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac
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CHAPTER ONE The Rise of the Asylum
Their Nature and Sources
Madness and Market Society
The Differentiation of the Mad
The Deviant and the State
CHAPTER TWO The Social Context of Reform
Augustan Views of Madness
Bedlam and the Bedlamites
Persuasion at the Local Level
Madness as Mental Illness
Psychiatrys Struggle for Professional Autonomy
Managers of the Mad
The Defence of Mental Medicine
Medical Authority in the Asylum
CHAPTER six Museums for the Collection of Insanity
Domesticating the Mad
Wrestling with the Demons of Madness
The Technology of Treatment
Free Trade in Lunacy
The Cultural Meaning of Madness
Moral Treatment and the York Retreat
Sources of the Changing Conceptions of Insanity
Private Investigations at the York Asylum and at Bethlem
CHAPTER THREE The Chimera of the Curative Asylum
The Fate of the First Reform Bills
Renewed Parliamentary Investigation
The Elaboration of a ProInstitutional Ideology
The Asylums Critics
The Model Institution
The Reformers Triumphant
S The Ideal and the Reality
Controlling the Uncontrollable
Medical Men as Moral Entrepreneurs
Madness and Medicine
The Obstacles to a Medical Monopoly
The Threat Posed by Moral Treatment
The Weaknesses of Moral Treatment as a Professional Ideology
Medical Resistance to Reform
The Defence of Medical Hegemony
The Accumulation of Chronic Cases
The Custodial Institution
The Maintenance of Order
Asylums for the Upper Classes
Warehousing the Patients
Pressures to Economize
The Critics of Asylumdom
Degeneration and Decay
The Outcome of Reform
CHAPTER SEVEN The Social Production of Insanity
Rising Numbers of Madmen
Official Explanations of the Increase
An Alternative Explanation
The Multiplication of Madness
The Expanding Empire of Asylumdom and the Growth of Lunacy
Warehouses of the Unwanted
CHAPTER EIGHT The Legacy of Reform
Competing Accounts of Lunacy Reform
Experts and the Control of Deviance
The Therapeutic State?
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