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The Insane in 19th-Century Britain

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Johnson, Mary
Publication Date
1992
Contributor
  • Johnson, Mary (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    Topics: The data collection systematically encompasses data on patients kept in the Royal Asylum of Gartnavel (Glasgow) in 1870 and 1880. This means there are 12 different attributes available on every patient accepted in this time interval: age, patient class (bearer of the costs), marital status, occupation, physical constitution, reason for incapacitation, length of the attack (that lead to institutionalization), danger and suicide intent, education level, length of stay, reason for discharge.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1870 / 1880
Geographic Coverage
  • Glasgow City (GB-GLG)
Sampled Universe
Patients in the Royal Asylum of Gartnavel (Glasgow) in 1870 and 1880
Collection Mode
  • Evaluation of the admission files of the institution
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 431
    Number of Variables: 12
Availability
Delivery
B - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching, if the results won’t be published. If any publications or any further work on the results is planned, permission must be obtained by the Data Archive.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8110 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Johnson, Mary: The Insane in 19th-Century Britain: A Statistical Analysis of a Scottish Insane Asylum. In: Historical Social Research (HSR), Vol. 17/3, 1992.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Johnson, Mary (1992): The Insane in 19th-Century Britain (Nervenheilanstalten in England im 19. Jahrhundert). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8110