Victorian Lunatics: A Social Epidemiology of Mental Illness in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England

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Focusing on the rise in the asylum inmate population during the mid-nineteenth century, this study refutes both the social control theory and the theory that the medical profession manufactured mental illness. It argues instead that a perceived potential cure caused the rapid expansion of government control, which led to the dramatic increase.

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