The Resource Asylum to action : Paddington Day Hospital, therapeutic communities and beyond, Helen Spandler

Asylum to action : Paddington Day Hospital, therapeutic communities and beyond, Helen Spandler

Label
Asylum to action : Paddington Day Hospital, therapeutic communities and beyond
Title
Asylum to action
Title remainder
Paddington Day Hospital, therapeutic communities and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Helen Spandler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Asylum to Action offers an alternative history of a libertarian therapeutic community at Paddington Day Hospital in West London in the 1970s. Helen Spandler recaptures the radical aspirations, as well as the conflicts, of the early therapeutic community movement, radical psychiatry and the patients' movement. The author's account of the formation of the Mental Patients' Union, the first politicised psychiatric survivors group in the UK, raises questions about the connections between the service user movement, therapeutic communities, critiques of psychiatry and psychoanalytic models of interve
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
362.2/109421
Index
index present
LC call number
RC489.T67
LC item number
S63 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Community, culture, and change
Series volume
16
Label
Asylum to action : Paddington Day Hospital, therapeutic communities and beyond, Helen Spandler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction and context -- 2. Paddington Day Hospital : the early years -- 3. Protest and social action -- 4. The mental patients union -- 5. Paddington breakdown -- 6. Asylum to anarchy? -- 7. A consumable pill of history -- 8. Anarchy to asylum? : ongoing conflicts in practice -- 9. Asylum to action : beyond the therapeutic community
Control code
ocn298790525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (171 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781843103486
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b22628265
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)298790525
  • pebcs128056640X

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