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Preventing Mental Illness: Past, Present And Future
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|October 26, 2018

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This book provides an overview of a diverse array of preventive strategies relating to mental illness, and identifies their achievements and shortcomings. The chapters in this collection illustrate how researchers, clinicians and policy makers drew inspiration…
Deinstitutionalisation And After: Post-war Psychiatry In The Western World
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|December 16, 2016

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The book relates the history of post-war psychiatry, focusing on deinstitutionalisation, namely the shift from asylum to community in the second part of the twentieth century. After the Second World War, psychiatry and mental health care were reshaped by…
Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870–1970
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|November 1, 2015

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This historical study of mental healthcare workers' efforts to educate the public challenges the supposition that public prejudice generates the stigma of mental illness. Drawing on extensive archival research, this book argues that psychiatrists, nurses and…