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Title Madness in its place : narratives of Severalls Hospital, 1913-1997 / Diana Gittins.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Series Memory and narrative
Memory and narrative.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-236) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Severalls Hospital (Essex, England) -- History.
Severalls Hospital (Essex, England)
Severalls Hospital (Essex, England)
Psychiatric hospitals -- England -- Essex -- History -- 20th century.
Psychiatry -- History -- 20th century.
Hospitals, Psychiatric -- history.
Mental Health Services -- history.
England -- Essex.
Genre History.
Contents Preliminaries; CONTENTS; List of illustrations; List of tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: space, time and madness; 2 At the gate; 3 The corridor of power; 4 The great divide; 5 On the female side; 6 On the male side; 7 The space and pace of treatments; 8 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This book provides an unusual and very accessible account of trends and changes in the history of psychiatry during the 20th century, while offering a lively narrative of the daily lives of those who worked and lived in a typical psychiatric hospital.
Other Title Print version: Gittins, Diana. Madness in its place. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998