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Agnes's Jacket

A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness

Agnes's Jacket( )
Author: Hornstein, Gail
ISBN:978-1-138-29741-8
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

In a Victorian-era German asylum, seamstress Agnes Richter painstakingly stitched a mysterious autobiographical text into every inch of the jacket she created from her institutional uniform. Despite every attempt to silence them, hundreds of other psychiatric patients have managed to get their stories out, or to publish them on their own. Today, in a vibrant network of peer-advocacy groups all over the world, those with firsthand experience of emotional distress are working together...
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Book Details
Pages:326
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Mental Health
Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Medical / Psychiatry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:1.008 Pounds



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