Mental Hygiene and Psychiatry in Modern Britain

  • Jonathan Toms

Part of the Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History book series (STMMH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 203-262

About this book


Through an examination that uses previously unavailable archives and little-used primary literature, this book places the twentieth-century mental hygiene movement within the broad sweep of modern British psychiatry, offering its own reinterpretation of important elements of this history.


Archive dialectic emotion history hygiene moral treatment psychiatry treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • Jonathan Toms
    • 1
  1. 1.the Institute for the History and Work of Therapeutic EnvironmentsUK

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