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Unfortunate Folk'

Essays on Mental Health Treatment, 1863-1992

By Barbara Brookes (Edited by), Jane Thomson (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 304 pages
Other Information: b/w photos
Published In: New Zealand, 01 January 2001
From electro-convulsive therapy to epilepsy, from criminal lunacy to community care, Unfortunate Folks: Essays on Mental Health Treatment, 1863-1992 , opens windows on to the history of mental health treatment in New Zealand.

About the Author

Barbara Brookes is an associate professor in the history department, University of Otago. One of her research interests is the history of medicine and her work in this field has acted as a catalyst for students. She has supervised several of the students whose work appears in this book. Jane Thomson is an independent editor who worked with Michael Reilly on another volume of student essays, When the Waves Rolled in Upon Us: Essays in Nineteenth-Centry Maori History, also published by University of Otago Press.

EAN: 9781877276095
ISBN: 187727609X
Publisher: Otago University Press
Dimensions: 15.5 x 23 centimetres (0.41 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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