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Total abolition of personal restraint in the treatment of the insane. A lecture on the management of lunatic asylums, and the treatment of the insane; delivered at the Mechanics' Institution, Lincoln, on the 21st of June, 1838; with statistical tables, ... / by Robert Gardiner Hill.

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[1839]
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London : Simpkin, Marshall and Co., and S. Highley, [1839]

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ix, 3 unnumbered pages, 112, 34 unnumbered pages : [9] tables ; 8o

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Refr: Wellcome III, p266 Cont: Includes - Appendix A: "Proceedings of the Lincoln Lunatic Asylum, relative to classification, inspection, and other matters bearing upon the subject of restraint," p. [59]-112 Note: As house-surgeon to the Lincoln Asylum, Hill was one of the first to propose the total abolition of all restraint for the mentally ill. Although his system met with great success he was so ridiculed and abused for his views that he was eventually forced to resign. John Connolly visited the Lincoln Asylum in 1839 and was inspired to introduce a similar system at Hanwell Asylum

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This material has been provided by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. The original may be consulted at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

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