Evolution of A Missouri Asylum
Fulton State Hospital, 1851-2006Book - 2007
Traces the history of Missouri's first state mental institution, the Fulton State Hospital, founded in 1851. This institutional history examines a century and a half of changing attitudes toward mental illness, evolving treatments as medical and psychiatric science sought cures and the continuing administrative challenges of overcrowding and chronic underfunding.
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: 362.21 L128
Characteristics: xvii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Missouri asylum.