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1. Madness unbound

1. Madness unbound  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199608034
‘Madness unbound ’ explores social responses to madness. Our interpretations of it, and our notions of what is to be done about it, have varied remarkably over the centuries. Our early ... 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
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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
4. Madness and meaning

4. Madness and meaning  

Andrew Scull

in Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778230
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199608034.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199608034
The 19th century saw considerable scientific study of the architecture of the brain and spinal cord. However, this made no contribution either to clinical care or cure of the insane. ... 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
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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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