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Life, Death and Deliverance at Callan Park Hospital for the Insane, 1877 to 1923

Roth, David


This study examines the factors contributing to patient mortality and discharges in a large Australian mental institution, Callan Park Hospital for the Insane in Sydney, over the late nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. New South Wales asylums during this period had multiple roles in public welfare provision, including significant responsibilities for the care of the aged, alcoholics, neurological conditions, and sufferers from end-stage syphilis. These responsibilities included medical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5f117e8c4b927


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