Mad Among Us (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 21, 1994 - History - 400 pages
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Contents

Prologue
1
Caring for the Insane in Colonial America
5
Inventing the Asylum
23
The Emergence of American Psychiatry
55
Realities of Asylum Life
79
The Problem of Chronic Mental Illnesses 18601940
103
A New Psychiatry
129
Depression War and the Crisis of Care
165
World War II and New Models of Mental Illnesses
191
The Foundations of Change in Postwar America
223
The New Frontier and the Promise of Community Mental Health
249
Confronting the Mad Among Us in Contemporary America
279
Notes
313
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