W.A.F. Browne and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Consolidation of Psychiatry
Series: Psychology Revivals
What Asylums Were, Are, and Ought to Be, first published in 1837, was of considerable significance in the history of lunacy reform in Britain. It contains perhaps the single most influential portrait by a medical author of the horrors of the traditional madhouse system. Its powerful and...
Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge
Essays on the History of Psychiatry
This compelling book brings together many of the major papers published by Andrew Scull in the history of psychiatry over the past decade and a half. Examining some of the major substantive debates in the field from the eighteenth century to the present, the historiographic essays provide a...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge