Ahead of our talk this Saturday on the UK's 'Alleged Lunatics’ Friend Society' we look at the US Anti-Insane Asylum Society founded by Elizabeth Ware Packard.
Our work placement student Hong Namgoong looks at the similarities between the Anatomy of Melancholy and the Korean medical text DongUiBoGam
Our volunteer Sophia Gal looks at the impact of the mescaline trials and the surprising influence of art on scientific research.
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.
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.
An interview with Senior Dramatherapist Kate McCormack, who posed with her therapy dog Tess, for our exhibition 'House of Bread: Inside Bethlem Hospital'
The final entry in a series of “letters” that Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).
The second in a series of "letters" from Helen Stichel has addressed to the artist Cynthia Pell (1933-1977).