Closing the Asylum : The Mental Patient in Modern Society
Looking at the treatment of the mentally ill, this book discusses NHS spending cuts and the recent drive towards closing mental hospitals and treating patients by means of "community care". It looks at Victorian institutionalization and speculates on the adequacy of community care and support.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 127 x 195.58 x 15.24mm | 158.76g
- 27 Aug 1992
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom