The Resource The rise of mental health nursing : a history of psychiatric care in Dutch asylums, 1890-1920, Geertje Boschma

The rise of mental health nursing : a history of psychiatric care in Dutch asylums, 1890-1920, Geertje Boschma

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The rise of mental health nursing : a history of psychiatric care in Dutch asylums, 1890-1920
Title
The rise of mental health nursing
Title remainder
a history of psychiatric care in Dutch asylums, 1890-1920
Statement of responsibility
Geertje Boschma
Title variation
History of psychiatric care in Dutch asylums, 1890-1920
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A unique analysis of psychiatric care and the emerging field of mental health nursing in the Netherlands at the turn of the 19th century
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
616.890231009492
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC440
LC item number
.B67 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The rise of mental health nursing : a history of psychiatric care in Dutch asylums, 1890-1920, Geertje Boschma
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Copyright
Antecedent source
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-312) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The appeal of institutional care and moral treatment
  • A legal basis for asylum reform
  • Increased medical influence
  • Liberal views, reform rhetoric, and the problem of personnel
  • Lower-class institutions
  • The position of attendants and patients in the asylum hierarchy
  • Different responses and different solutions: Roman Catholic initiatives
  • Reform ideals frustrated: asylum growth and a new law
  • A second law on the insane
  • Awakening of Protestant duty
  • Introduction
  • Chapter II.
  • The ideal of a mental hospital.
  • New medical opinions: scientific psychiatry
  • Medical views in Veldwijk: a Christian psychiatry
  • Care of the mentally ill
  • Asylum attendants and mental nurses
  • The historiography of mental health nursing
  • Four asylums as case studies
  • The chapters in brief
  • Chapter I.
  • Asylum reform ideals: personnel matters.
  • Female compassion, domestic ideology and the women's movement
  • Growing demand
  • A new educational structure for nurses
  • A respectable salaried occupation
  • Female influence
  • Hospital hierarchy
  • Raising the status of psychiatry: the introduction of mental nurse training
  • Gendered ideals: raising the morality of asylum personnel
  • Het Wilhelminahuis (The Wilhelmina Home)
  • Chapter IV.
  • Bed rest
  • The burdensome task of nurses.
  • The invisible role of nurses
  • The nurse as object and agent of a disciplined asylum routine
  • Threat, repression, and abuse: the division of wards as a control mechanism
  • An analysis of patient records
  • Architectural changes and the increased application of bed rest
  • Hydrotherapy and bath treatment
  • Work remained
  • The inspiring example of the general hospital: a new demand for skilled nursing
  • Chapter III.
  • Female compassion: mental nurse training gendered female.
  • Religious roots
  • Chapter V.
  • Negotiating class and culture.
  • A gendered structure
  • A new discipline and morale
  • Culture shock
  • The Orthodox Protestant Perception of mental nurse training: a family ideology
  • Gendered nursing leadership in Veldwijk
  • Implementing an educational structure
  • Mental nurse training at Veldwijk
  • Debate over the Boschhoek
  • Responding to dependency
  • The Boschhoek revisited
  • Roman Catholic "Resistance"
  • Chapter VI.
  • The marginalization of male nurses.
  • Nursing, a respected occupation -- but not for men
  • Squeezed out
  • Nurse artisans
  • Growing old and demented
  • Sick since youth
  • Suffering from mania, acutely or periodically
  • The care of paralyzed and handicapped syphilis patients
  • They wished to be dead: the risk of suicide
  • Overcome by delusions: the risk of refusing food, self-mutilation, violence and escape
  • Nervous afflictions and brain trauma: rare cases in the turn-of-the-century asylum
  • Activism among the VCV nurses
  • Seeking legal protection from the state
  • Controversy over training
  • Ambivalence over morality and class background
  • The threat of private duty
  • Tension over the NVP exam criteria
  • Controversy over the somatic approach and biomedical footing of psychiatric care
  • Conclusion: the politics of mental health nursing
  • The disappointment of somatic explanations in turn-of-the-century psychiatry
  • A gendered notion of civilized care
  • The home of a married nurse: a place of family care?
  • The Educational versus the social value of mental nurse training
  • Economic problems, growing costs
  • Ideals and limitations
  • Growing class consciousness
  • Male nurse activism and the career of P.N. Bras
  • Gendered politics versus expertise
  • Chapter VII.
  • Controversy and conflict over the social position.
  • An ambiguous social position
  • Growing social awareness among asylum nursing personnel
Control code
ocm54428602
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Extent
1 online resource (324 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048505074
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/ctt45sq3k
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)54428602
  • pebcs0585495351

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