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  1. The Statistics of the Retreat;

    The Statistics of the Retreat;

    consisting of A Report and Tables, exhibiting the experience of that institution for the Insane; from its establishment in 1796, to 1840.
    First edition. John Thurnham (1810-1873), medical superintendent of the Friends' Retreat in York, and later superintendent of the Wiltshire County Asylum, "played an important part in the development of psychiatry by introducing the 'numerical' or 'statistical' method to its problems. 'There are various questions', he wrote, which 'are only to be solved by recourse to numbers. Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1841

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    Stock Code: 68790

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