Evolution of A Missouri Asylum

Evolution of A Missouri Asylum

Fulton State Hospital, 1851-2006

Book - 2007
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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, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780826216892
Branch Call Number: 362.21 L128
Characteristics: xvii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Missouri asylum.

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