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Mental Health in Ireland in 1913

Posted 09/07/2013

Dr Catherine Cox discusses the treatment and institutionalisation of the mentally ill in Ireland in 1913.

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Creat. Century Ireland. 09/07/2013, 2 mins 22 secs

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Holding image: Extract from the Report of the Inspectors of Lunatics on the District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums in Ireland from June 1913 (National Library of Ireland)

 

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