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Im looking for a book about the history and treatments which occurred within the asylums(psychiatric hospitals), back in the day ?
- AllieLv 51 decade agoFavorite Answer
Here is a list of books to get your started. I would also suggest seeing what books are available from your local library.
"A Social History of the Asylum: Mental Illness and Its Treatment in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century" by Thomas G. Ebert
"A History of Psychiatry: From the Eta of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac" by Edward Shorter
"Asylum for the Insane: A History of the Kalamazoo State Hospital" by William A. Decker
"Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals" by Christopher Payne
"Gracefully Insane: Life and Death Inside America's Premier Mental Hospital" by Alex Beam
"Mental Institutions in America: Social Policy to 1875" by Gerald N. Grob
"The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic" by Darby Penney and Peter Stastny
"Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914" by Bill Forsythe and Joseph Melling
"The Mad Among Us: A History of the Care of America's Mentally Ill" by Gerald N. Grob