Almshouses

Known as: Almshouse, Poorhouse, Poorhouses 
Privately endowed or publicly funded institutions receiving and supporting the aged or infirm poor. They sometimes functioned as centers of health… (More)
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2015
2015
During the past half century, the supply of inpatient psychiatric beds in the United States has largely vanished. In 1955, 560… (More)
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2014
2014
We study the impact of the 1918 influenza pandemic on short- and medium-term economic performance in Sweden. The pandemic was one… (More)
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2004
2004
National prohibition of alcohol (1920-33)--the "noble experiment"--was undertaken to reduce crime and corruption, solve social… (More)
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2003
2003
Two components of the United States' safety net system are urban public hospitals (UPHs) and community health centers (CHCs… (More)
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2003
2003
The lives of today's elderly population have deep historical precedents by which we can better understand current social policies… (More)
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1998
1998
The problem of emergency department (ED) overutilization or "inappropriate" utilization is commonly conceptualized in terms of… (More)
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1998
1998
best served within the parish of their birth. Maria Bogucka's essay on Danzig provides an interesting contrast to this picture… (More)
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1974
1974
ANY GENERAL history of psychiatry between, say, the Renaissance and the end of the nineteenth century would likely stress, among… (More)
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