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2. Madness in chains

2. Madness in chains  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199608034
According to ‘Madness in chains’, madness acquired a much greater cultural salience between the 17th and early 19th centuries. A fascination with madness is visible everywhere — in plays ... More
Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Madness: A Very Short Introduction  

Andrew Scull

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199608034
Madness: A Very Short Introduction examines the social, cultural, medical, and artistic responses to mental disturbance across more than two millennia, Madness is something ... More
3. Madness confined

3. Madness confined  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199608034
‘Madness confined’ reviews the care of the mad from the 18th to the mid-20th century. Initially, treatment was based on a humoral approach, combined with the use of chains and other ... More

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