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On legislation and provision for the care of the insane

by Alexander Watson Wemyss

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Published by MacLachlan & Stewart in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mentally Disabled Persons - legislation & jurisprudence,
  • Psychiatric Hospitals

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alexander Watson Wemyss
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25659905M

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    Cells erected for pauper lunatics in the Dublin City Workhouse, in , are the first record of public provision. Three years later, 10 cells were siphoned off for insane soldiers at the Royal.   Arthur Mitchell (–) was one of the major figures in the administration of lunacy in 19th century Scotland. He had received his M.D. from Aberdeen in , and had then spent time on the Continent, visiting the medical schools of Berlin, Paris and Vienna before returning to Scotland to take up private practice in Glasgow, where he also served briefly as the visiting surgeon at the Author: Andrew Scull.


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Another town now owns a poorhouse, which I visited, and am glad to testify to the present comfortable state of the inmates; but there the only provision the house affords for an insane person, should one, as is not improbable, be conveyed there, is a closet in the.

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The legislation of that year made public asylum provision mandatory, and within a few years county asylums had attained a dominant position in the management and care of mentally disordered people.

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North Carolina, hailed of her sons, "the glorious Old North,"--North Carolina, unburthe ned by State debts, untouched by serious misfortunes, is last and latest of the "old thirteen," save the small terrirory of Delaware, to make provision for the care and cure of her insane citizens, and almost the last embracing all the New States in our.

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