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Asylums, mental health care and the Irish : historical studies, 1800-2010 / edited by Pauline M. Prior. - Dublin : Irish Academic Press, 2012. - xxxii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The red flag over the asylum: the Monaghan asylum soviet of 1919 / Anton McCabe and Ciaran Mulholland -- Speedwell magazine: an insider view of Holywell Psychiatric Hospital, Antrim, 1959-1973 / Gillian McClelland -- Mental health services in Ireland, 1959-2010 / Dermot Walsh -- Voices of mental health service users - poetry and prose -- Irish immigrants in a colonial asylum during the Austrialian gold rushes, 1848-1869 / Elizabeth Malcolm -- Transnational ties to home: Irish immigrants in New Zealand asylums, 1860-1926 / Angela McCarthy -- The 'Chaplaincy Question' at Belfast District Asylum, 1834-1870 / Pauline M. Prior & David V. Griffiths -- A mystery malady in an Irish asylum: the Richmond epidemic of the late nineteenth century / E. Margaret Crawford -- Tuberculosis in the nineteenth-century asylum: clinical cases from the Central Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dundrum, Dublin / Brendan D. Kelly -- Overseeing the Irish Asylums: the Inspectorate in Lunacy, 1845-1921 / Pauline M. Prior -- A perfectly ordered establishment: Connaught District Lunatic Asylum (Ballinasloe) / Oonagh Walsh -- Voices of doctors and officials -- A theoretical exploration of institution-based mental care in Ireland / Damien Brennan -- Mental health law on the island of Ireland, 1800-2010 / Pauline M. Prior.

9781911024620 9780716531524 (hbk.) : £40.00 0716531526 (hbk.) : £40.00

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Mental health services--History--Ireland--19th century.
Mental health services--History--Ireland--20th century.
People with mental disabilities--Services for--Ireland.
Mentally ill--Institutional care--Ireland.


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