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Listen: A Self-Help Book? Writing and Reading The Anatomy of Melancholy

Exhibitions, Events, History, Literature

Listen to a recording of Dr Mary Ann Lund's talk on The Anatomy of Melancholy and Robert Burton's use of writing as a form of therapy.

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Listen to Breaking Bread Talk with Tim May

Events

Listen to Tim May talk about the historical, cultural and spiritual significance of bread.

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The Maudsley at War

Archives, Exhibitions, History

Bethlem Museum of the Mind are currently showing archival photographs from the time the Maudsley was used as a military hospital, treating psychological casualties of WWI.

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House of Bread: Interview with Senior Dramatherapist Kate

Art, Exhibitions, Personal accounts

An interview with Senior Dramatherapist Kate McCormack, who posed with her therapy dog Tess, for our exhibition 'House of Bread: Inside Bethlem Hospital'

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Letters to Cynthia - 3

Art, Exhibitions

The final entry in a series of “letters” that Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).

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Letters to Cynthia - 2

Art, Exhibitions

The second in a series of "letters" from Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).

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Letters to Cynthia - 1

Art, Exhibitions

Here is the first in a series of “letters” that Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).

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In the Frame: "Numb" by Lisa Biles

Art

Our work placement student (and aspiring artist) Shannon looked at "Numb" by artist Lisa Biles, the first artwork to greet you when you visit the Bethlem Museum of the Mind.

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