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Founding Friends : families, staff, and patients at the Friends Asylum in early nineteenth-century Philadelphia / Patricia D'Antonio.

Author/Creator:
D'Antonio, Patricia, 1955-
Publication:
Bethlehem : Lehigh University Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
253 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Friends' Asylum for the Insane -- History.
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Psychiatric hospital care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Sociological aspects.
Quakers -- Hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Medical subjects:
Friends' Asylum for the Insane.
Hospitals, Psychiatric -- history -- Pennsylvania.
History, 19th Century -- Pennsylvania.
Mentally Ill Persons -- history -- Pennsylvania.
Patient Care -- history -- Pennsylvania.
Contents:
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Founding friends
A virtual domestic space
The family and the Asylum
The Asylum as family
Staff needs and patient care
The ascendancy of the medical metaphor
Appendix A: data on the founders of the Friends of Asylum
Appendix B: characteristics of the patient population of the Friends Asylum
Appendix C: seclusion and restraint at the Friends Asylum, 1817-32
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-246) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
Penn Provenance:
Katz, Michael B., 1939-2014 (former owner) (Storage copy)
Contributor:
John G. Hartman Memorial Library Fund.
Frances C. Thielbar Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
0934223823 (alk. paper)
9780934223829 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
60551593
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