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Author Taylor, Barbara, 1950 April 11- author.

Title The last asylum : a memoir of madness in our times / Barbara Taylor.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    362.21 TAY    DUE 08-03-20 Billed
Description xx, 295 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Contents Beginning -- History -- Spain -- Genius -- Dead babies -- God -- Sex -- Hunger -- Filth -- Crisis -- Women -- Bad dreaming -- Inferno -- The Asylum -- First Day -- In the bin -- Psychoanalysis and psychiatry -- Friendship -- Mad women -- Day patient -- The hostel -- Change -- Separation -- Cure -- Stories -- Endings.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Taylor, Barbara, 1950 April 11- -- Mental health.
Mental illness.
Mentally ill women -- Institutional care -- Great Britain.
London (England). County Lunatic Asylum, Colney Hatch.
Friern Hospital.
Psychiatric hospitals -- England -- London.
ISBN 9780226273921 (pbk. : alk. paper)
022627392X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780226274089 (e-book)

 
    
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