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Our Blog - Tag: biography and psychology

Loose Threads 2

11 May 2017
Archives, History

The credibility of a certain infamous quote is called in to to question...

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 2)

14 December 2015
History, Literature, Personal Accounts

This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauclerk. Part two of two.

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 1)

11 December 2015
History, Literature, Personal Accounts

This month one of our collection volunteers looks at the life of English pianist and composer, John Ogdon, in "Piano Man: A Life of John Ogdon" by Charles Beauclerk. Part one of two.

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Biology, Psychology and Identity: What Makes Your Gender?

06 May 2014
Exhibitions

Read about how perceptions and expectations of gender have changed.

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Biography & Psychology VII: Henry Maudsley (1835 - 1918)

30 July 2012
History

This month's Biography & Psychology looks ath the life of Henry Maudsley.

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Biography & Psychology VI: W.H.R. Rivers (2 of 2)

31 May 2012
History

Read more about the work of clinical assisstant, W.H.R. Rivers during his time at Bethlem in the 19th century.

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Biography & Psychology VI: W.H.R. Rivers (1864 - 1922)

02 May 2012
History

Learn more about the history W.H.R. Rivers, doctoer to famous war poet Siegfried Sassoon.

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Biography and Psychology V: Henry Francis Harding (1826-1896)

17 February 2012
History

Read the next in our series looking at biography and psychology.

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Biography and Psychology IV: Daniel Hack Tuke (1827 - 1895)

13 January 2012
History

Daniel Hack Tuke was a major figure at Bethlem in the late nineteenth century, and well-known within the field of psychiatry. Today he is often over-looked, perhaps due to his self-acknowledged role as a compiler of information.

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Biography and Psychology III: Walter Abraham Haigh

13 August 2011
History, Personal Accounts

Hear about Walter Abraham Haigh's battle with delusional insanity.

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Biography and Psychology II: George Savage (1842 - 1921)

29 July 2011
History

Recently we have been looking at the relationship between biography and psychology.  This month we focis on the late 19th century psychiatrist, George Savage.

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Biography and Psychology I: Biography and its Place in the History of Psychology and Psychiatry

27 June 2011
Collection

Take a look at our new series, which considers the role of biography in psychology.

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