Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and other Inmates

  title={Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and other Inmates},
  author={S{\'e}amus Mac Suibhne},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
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