Synopsis : Quest for a Cure written by Shomer S. Zwelling, published by Colonial Williamsburg which was released on 08 March 1985. Download Quest for a Cure Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.
Erected in 1773, burned in 1885, and now reconstructed, the Public Hospital was the first public facility in colonial America built for the treatment of the mentally ill. This highly readable account gives an overview of the attitudes toward and the methods of treating mental illness in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.