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A Strong Man of Large Human Sympathy: Dr. Patrick L. Murphy and the challenges of Nineteenth-Century Asylum Psychiatry in North Carolina

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This article discusses 19th century North Carolina psychiatrist Dr. Patrick L. Murphy. His work as superintendent of the Western State Asylum for the Insane in Morganton is presented, with emphasis on this work for patient rights and well-being. Typical mental illness care in asylums during the late 19th century and the associated difficulties are also examined.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 86 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p32-58 , il, por, f