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A Mad people"s history of madness

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness -- History -- Biography,
  • Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 353-368

    Statement[edited by] Dale Peterson
    SeriesContemporary community health series, Contemporary community health series
    ContributionsPeterson, Dale
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 368 p. ;
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16307427M
    ISBN 100822934442, 0822953315
    LC Control Number81002543

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