Affiliation: McMaster University
- Delusions of gender?: Lay identification and clinical diagnosis of insanity in Victorian EnglandDavid Wright
McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Clio Med 73:149-76. 2004..This chapter suggests future areas of research for a new historical epidemiology of mental symptoms...
- Papers from the Sixth Hannah ConferenceDavid Wright
History of Medicine Unit, McMaster University, Canada
Hist Psychiatry 14:275-9. 2003
- The 'Brain Drain' of physicians: historical antecedents to an ethical debate, c. 1960-79David Wright
History of Medicine Unit, HSC 3N10, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
Philos Ethics Humanit Med 3:24. 2008..Unlike the literature of the early 1970s, recent scholarship has focussed on a new framework of global ethics...
- "Worse than being married": the exodus of British doctors from the National Health Service to Canada, c. 1955-75David Wright
Department of History, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Hist Med Allied Sci 65:546-75. 2010..The paper will conclude by reflecting on the contemporary significance of this fascinating historical phenomenon...
- Distancing the mad: Jarvis's Law and the spatial distribution of admissions to the Hamilton Lunatic Asylum in Canada, 1876-1902Christopher A Smith
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Soc Sci Med 64:2362-77. 2007..These findings suggest an impact of 'distance' beyond the dimension of hospital utilization and imply that the broader asylum experience could be affected by the previous location of patients...
- High society: drugs, mental health, and the history of psychiatryDavid Wright
Can J Psychiatry 50:371-2. 2005
- Madness, suicide and the Victorian asylum: attempted self-murder in the age of non-restraintAnne Shepherd
Dept of History, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet St, London WC1E 7HX
Med Hist 46:175-96. 2002