Cure or custody: therapeutic philosophy at the Connaught District Lunatic Asylum

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    Abstract

    Book abstract: The essays in this collection examine the intersections between gender, medicine, and conventional economic, political, and social histories in Ireland between 1700 and 1950. Gathering many of the top voices in Irish studies and the history of medicine, the editors cover a range of topics including midwifery, mental health, alcoholism, and infant mortality.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationGender and Medicine in Ireland, 1700-1950
    EditorsM. Preston, M. Ó hÓgartaigh
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherSyracuse University Press
    ISBN (Print)9780815632719
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Keywords

    • mental health services
    • therapeutic tools

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    Walsh, O. (2012). Cure or custody: therapeutic philosophy at the Connaught District Lunatic Asylum. In M. Preston, & M. Ó hÓgartaigh (Eds.), Gender and Medicine in Ireland, 1700-1950 Syracuse University Press. http://syracuseuniversitypress.syr.edu/fall-2012/gender-medicine-ireland.html