Unfortunate Folks
Unfortunate Folks

Unfortunate Folks

Essays on Mental Health Treatment, 1863-1992

Edited by Barbara Brookes, Edited by Jane Thomson

MEDICAL

304 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

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Publication Date: June 2017

ISBN 9780947522087

Rights: WOR

Otago University Press (Jun 2017)

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Overview

From electro-convulsive therapy to epilepsy, from criminal lunacy to community care, Unfortunate Folks: Essays on Mental Health Treatment, 1863-1992, opens windows on to the history of mental health treatment in New Zealand.

Author Biography

Barbara Brookes is an associate professor in the history department, University of Otago. One of her research interests is the history of medicine and her work in this field has acted as a catalyst for students. She has supervised several of the students whose work appears in this book. Jane Thomson is an independent editor who worked with Michael Reilly on another volume of student essays, When the Waves Rolled in Upon Us: Essays in Nineteenth-Centry Maori History, also published by University of Otago Press.