Closing the Asylum: Mental Patient in Modern Society

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9780140265804: Closing the Asylum: Mental Patient in Modern Society

Looking at the treatment of the mentally ill, this book discusses NHS spending cuts and the recent drive towards closing mental hospitals and treating patients by means of "community care". It looks at Victorian institutionalization and speculates on the adequacy of community care and support.

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Barham, Peter
Published by Penguin UK (1999)
ISBN 10: 0140265805 ISBN 13: 9780140265804
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Penguin UK, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140265805

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