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Material Cultures of Psychiatry

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Material Cultures of Psychiatry

Material Cultures of Psychiatry by Monika Ankele
English | PDF | 2021 | 411 Pages | ISBN : 3837647889 | 30.7 MB

In the past, our ideas on psychiatric hospitals and their history have been shaped by objects like straitjackets, cribs and binding belts. These powerful objects are often used as a synonym for psychiatry and the way psychiatric patients are treated, but very little is known about the agency of these objects and their appropriation by staff and patients.