The Dawn of Psychiatry

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In this week’s podcast, we return to mental medicine, setting out the forces behind the emergence of psychiatry: the rise of asylums, professional associations, research publications, and specialist training. These concentrated in Victorian times, but psychiatry itself did not become fully recognised as a speciality until the mid-twentieth century.

Image of the week: Thomas Smith Clouston, 1840-1915
Full Bibliographic Record: Wellcome Library Catalogue V0028676
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