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Dorothea Dix: Advocate for Mental Health Care

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Book Description
By exposing the sickening conditions people with mental illness endured in jails, almshouses, and basement cells, Dorothea Dix (1802-1887) single-handedly transformed the U.S. system of mental health care in the 19th century. Dix traveled from state to state, describing the hideous suffering people who were both poor and mentally ill endured at the hands of their captors. Her tireless research and... More
Book Information
PublisherOxford University Press Inc
BindingDigital (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages128
ISBN-10B000WN28IC
Publication Date01/11/2004
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About Margaret Muckenhoupt (Author) : Margaret Muckenhoupt is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Margaret Muckenhoupt include Dorothea Dix: Advocate for Mental Health Care (Oxfor... more
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