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The first Mrs. Rochester: Wrongful confinement, social redundancy, and commitment to the private asylum, 1883-1923
(Canadian Historical Association, 1988)
Historians have debated the growth of asylums as either a movement towards social control or as a benevolent reform; yet commitment was primarily initiated by kin. The rapid overcrowding of asylums reflected the success ...
[Abstract] Moments of unreason: The practice of Canadian psychiatry and the Homewood Retreat, 1883-1923
(McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989-11)
Abstract of "Moments of unreason: The practices of Canadian psychiatry and the Homewood Retreat, 1883-1923" by Cheryl Krasnick Warsh (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989).