Separatism and exclusion: women in psychiatry, 1900-1950

Westwood, Louise (2006) Separatism and exclusion: women in psychiatry, 1900-1950. In: Dale, Pamela and Melling, Joseph (eds.) Mental illness and learning disability since 1850: finding a place for mental disorder in the United Kingdom. Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine . Routledge, pp. 91-111.

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Explores the relatively neglected area of women in psychiatry and out-patient care for the mentally disorders. Also seeks to understand the obstacles that prevented more women from practising in psychiatry and challenges the idea that women psychiatrists were simply operating at the margins of the profession andd therefore their contribution can safely be overlooked.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
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Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:41
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2012 13:29
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