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Questions of Power

The Politics of Women's Madness Narratives

Susan J. Hubert

This book explores the psychiatric pathologizing of women and the ways in which women have used autobiographical writing to rebel against forced treatment and incarceration. It also outlines the history of psychiatric treatment in the United States and examines the connection between larger social movements and reforms in the care of women mental patients. « less more »
University Press Copublishing Division / University of Delaware Press
Pages: 186Size: 6 3/4 x 9 1/2
978-1-61149-200-2 • Hardback • May 2002 • $74.00 • (£49.95)