The Vermont Asylum for the Insane. Its Annals for Fifty Years. [1836-1886]

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First edition. Boards faintly rubbed. 1887 Hard Cover. x, 302 pp. 8vo. A fifty-year history of the insane asylum now known as the Brattleboro Retreat, which was the first of its kind in the state, and among the first ten such facilities in the country. Its organization and style of care was influenced greatly by the 'moral treatment' advocated by the Quaker physician William Tuke.

Title: The Vermont Asylum for the Insane. Its Annals for Fifty Years. [1836-1886]

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Categories: 19th Century and Earlier, Medical, Early Imprints,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hildreth & Fales: 1887

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2072579

Keywords: MEDICAL MENTAL HEALTH VERMONT ASYLUM INSANE INSANITY,