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Books

About the Asylum

Fisher, Honey R. From Vision to Legacy: CAMH’s Four Pre-merger Institutions. Toronto: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 2000.

Gamester, S.J. “John M. Sutherland, Chief Attendant: A History of the Ontario Hospital, New Toronto.” The Target (February, 1961).

Ontario Heritage Properties Program. Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, Etobicoke, Ontario: N00406. April, 1986.

Paine, Cecelia. “Origins of Therapeutic Landscape Design in Ontario: Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital.” 2002.

Peter Barnard Associates, in Association with A.J. Diamond Planners Ltd. Lakeshore Planning Study, Final Report: Future Use Options for the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital Property. Prepared for the Ministry of Government Services and the City of Etobicoke. Toronto: Ministry of Government Services, September 1986.

Cellard, AndrĂ© et Marie-Claude Thifault. “The Uses of Asylums: Resistance, Asylum Propaganda, and Institutionalization Strategies in Turn-of-the-Century Quebec.” In James E. Moran and David Wright (eds.). Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006.

Dendy, William. “The Provincial Lunatic Asylum.” In William Dendy (ed.). Lost Toronto. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1993: 164–7.

Goffman, Erving. Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates. New York: Anchor Books, 1961.

Greenland, Cyril. The City and the Asylum: Celebrating the BiCentennial of the City of Toronto, 1793–1993. Toronto: The Museum of Mental Health Services Inc., 1993.

Hudson, Edna (ed.). The Provincial Asylum in Toronto: Reflections on Social and Architectural History. Toronto: Toronto Region Architectural Conservancy, 2000.

Johnston, Cameron. The Father of Canadian Psychiatry: Joseph Workman. Victoria: Ogden Press, 2000.

McKendry, Jennifer. With Our Past Before Us: Nineteenth-Century Architecture in the Kingston Area. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.

McLaren, Angus. Our Own Master Race: Eugenics in Canada, 1885–1945. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990.

Miron, Janet. “‘Open to the Public’: Touring Ontario Asylums in the Nineteenth Century.” In James E. Moran and David Wright (eds.). Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006.

Mitchinson, Wendy. The Nature of Their Bodies: Women and Their Doctors in Victorian Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991.

Mitchinson, Wendy. “Reasons for Committal to a Mid-Nineteenth Century Ontario Insane Asylum: The Case of Toronto.” In Wendy Mitchinson and Janice Dickin McGinnis (eds.). Essays in the History of Canadian Medicine. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1988.

Moran, James E. Committed to the State Asylum: Insanity and Society in Nineteenth-Century Quebec and Ontario. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2000.

Moran, James E. and David Wright (eds.). Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006.

Morris, Joan and Virginia Hartlet. Idiot, Patient, Client, Citizen: The Changing Lives of People with Developmental Disabilities. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1996.

Parkin, Alan. A History of Psychoanalysis in Canada. Toronto: Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, 1987.

Penfold, P. Susan and Gillian A. Walker. Women and the Psychiatric Paradox. Montreal: Eden Press, 1983.

Rae-Grant, Quentin (ed). Psychiatry in Canada: 50 years (1951–2001). Ottawa: Canadian Psychiatric Press, 2001.

Ralph, Diana. Work and Madness: The Rise of Community Psychiatry. Montreal: Black Rose, 1983.

Reaume, Geoffrey. Remembrance of Patients Past: Patient Life at the Toronto Hospital for the Insane, 1870–1940. Don Mills: Oxford University Press Canada, 2000.

Rowland, Jon Thomas. Troping the Asylum: Authors and Authorities at the Toronto Asylum, 1850–1920. Toronto, 2000.

Shorter, Edward. A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac. Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997.

Shorter, Edward. TPH: History and Memories of the Toronto Psychiatric Hospital, 1925–1966. Toronto: Wall and Emerson, 1996.

Topp, Leslie, James E. Moran, and Jonathan Andrews (eds.) Madness, Architecture, and the Built Environment: Psychiatric Spaces in Historical Context. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Warsh, C. Krasnick. Moments of Unreason: The Practice of Canadian Psychiatry and the Homewood Retreat, 1893–1923. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1989.

Whitaker, Robert. Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine, and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill. Cambridge: Perseus Publishing, 2002.

Yanni, Carla. The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007.

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