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December 21, 1940

The Chronicle of Crichton Royal (1833-1936) Being the Story of a Famous Mental Hospital During Its First Century, and Illustrating the Evolution of the Hospital Care and Treatment of Mental Invalids in Scotland

JAMA. 1940;115(25):2205. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810510081041

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The Crichton Royal Institution was founded in 1833 on an original estate of 40 acres (later increased to over 800) near Dumfries, Scotland, to care for mental invalids of all kinds. This book constitutes a review of the work of this institution over the intervening years, its staff, its physical additions and many other items of historical interest.

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