Scenes from Bedlam: History of the Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals

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In 1997, the Bethlam Royal Hospital will be 750 years old. This text presents glimpses of life in Bethlam Royal Hospital, Britain's longest-established mental institution. With hindsight, the practices of another time may seem inhumane and ineffective. The book features many of the characters who cared for the mentally ill and many of Bethlam's more famous patients. It offers the reader an insight into the many changes made to the treatment of the mentally disordered.

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Book Description Baillière Tindall, London, 1996. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Original publishers laminated colour pictorial hardcover. xii, 226pp, illustrated. In 1997, the Bethlam Royal Hospital will be 750 years old. This text presents glimpses of life in Bethlam Royal Hospital, Britain's longest-established mental institution. With hindsight, the practices of another time may seem inhumane and ineffective. The book features many of the characters who cared for the mentally ill and many of Bethlam's more famous patients. 1997marks the 750th anniversary of the Bethlem Royal Hospital the original `Bedlam'. This meticulously researched and comprehensive book provides a uniquely human history of this famous institution. It draws on previously unpublished archival sources, personal writings and oral histories, focusing on patients and their carers both famous and infamous tavid Russell has compiled a sensitive and compelling account which provides a fascinating insight and .reflection of the development of mental health care, from its monastic origins to the hospital today - at the forefront of national and international mental health care. `Not only is this publication highly readable and entertaining, but it also gives the reader insight into the many changes made in the treatment of the mentally disordered. it is a most appropriate ;introduction to the. anniversary year' Foreword by Ben Thomas, currently Director of Clinical Services/Chief Nurse Advisor at The Bethlem and Maudsley NHS Trust. `I -am f most impressed by the research that David Russell has undertaken. The attention to detail really is impressive and he has captured a history that I certainly was largely unaware of Tom Sandford, RCN Advisor in Mental Health, Royal College of Nursing, London. David Russell was formerly Director of Nursing Services at The Maudsley Hospital. Size: Dimensions: 24.6 x 19 x 1.8 cm. Bookseller Inventory # 141792

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Book Description Baillière Tindall, London, 1997. hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Sound book with clean pages and clear content. Usual library markings and slight edge wear of dust jacket (lower part of front). Vague blue dot on page block. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 191317

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Book Description Bailliere Tindall, London, 1997. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean crisp very tight copy with bright unmarked laminated boards, crease to one page corner and no bumping to corners. No dust jacket. A history of caring for the mentally disordered at Bethlem Royal Hospital and The Maudsley at Beckenham in the London Borough of Bromley. This book was published to celebrate the Hospital's 750th anniversary. It is a sensitive and compelling account, providing insight and reflection into the development of mental health care. 225pp. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. Every one of our books is in stock in the UK ready for immediate delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 004837

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Book Description Bailli?re Tindall, London, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. xii, 226p. : ill., ports.; 25 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Portraits. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE.0012461

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