From the “Feebleminded Offender” to the “Sexual Psychopath”

  • Anthony Carlton CookeEmail author


In 1907, Clifford Beers, an ex-asylum patient, published a memoir, A Mind That Found Itself, in which he called for treatment reforms in mental institutions (Grob Grob in The Mad Among Us: A History of the Care of America’s Mentally Ill. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, p. 152. 1994.)


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  1. 1.Department of Writing and LinguisticsGeorgia Southern UniversityStatesboroUSA

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