Gracefully insane : the rise and fall of America's premier mental hospital (图书, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Gracefully insane : the rise and fall of America's premier mental hospital

著者: Alex Beam
出版商: New York : Public Affairs, ©2001.
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"Its carefully landscaped grounds, chosen by Frederick Law Olmsted and dotted with four-and-five-story Tudor mansions, could belong to a prosperous New England prep school. There are no fences, no guards, no locked gates. But McLean Hospital is a mental institution - one of the most famous, most elite, and once most luxurious in America. McLean "alumni" include many of the troubled geniuses of our age - Olmsted
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类型/形式: History
材料类型: 互联网资源
文档类型 图书, 互联网资源
所有的著者/提供者: Alex Beam
ISBN: 1891620754 9781891620751 1586481614 9781586481612
OCLC号码: 47805153
奖励: Commended for Massachusetts Book Award (MassBook) (Nonfiction) 2002
描述: 273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
内容: A visit to the museum of the cures --
by the best people, for the best people --
the mayflower screwballs --
the country clubbers --
the search for the cure --
the talk cure: Freud and man at Mclean --
welcome to the twentieth century --
the mad poets' society --
staying on: the elders from planet upham --
diagnosis: "Hippiephrenia" --
physician, heal thyself --
life goes on.
责任: Alex Beam.
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An entertaining and poignant social history of McLean Hospital--temporary home to many of the troubled geniuses of our age--and of the evolution of the treatment of mental illness from the early 19th  再读一些...

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