A social history of mental health institutions – reflections and implications for psychiatric care

by Dr Andrew Shepherd and reviewed by Dr Alison Haggett

 

The second half of the nineteenth century witnessed a deterioration in asylum conditions.Learning outcomes:

 

The aims of this module are:

 

  • to consider the role of sociological processes within the history of psychiatry

     

  • to reflect on the influence of historical processes on modern psychiatric practice

     

  • to explore the emergence of alternative care models, which differed from the practices of the asylums

     

  • to consider the role of residential institutions in modern clinical practice

     

  • to understand the role of research processes in the study of residential institutions.

 

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