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Nineteenth-Century Society: (Insanity of) Adolescence

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In the late nineteenth century, “insanity of adolescence” became a frequent feature of psychiatric texts.  Find out more in this post.

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Photography Feedback: Museum of the Mind

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Hear the results of our survey about photographs in the new museum.

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Location, Location 4

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We continue our look at Bethlem's changing locations.

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History of Psychiatry Talks Online

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Lectures and conferences are all very well, but space, time and financial restraints often prevent us from getting to as many as we'd like. Step...

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Billiards at Bethlem 2

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Following on from our previous post, we now consider what the game of billiards meant to patients.

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Hospital Snapshots 8

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This month we look at the gaze of the sitters in Henry Hering's series of photographs of patients at Bethlem.

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Billiards at Bethlem 1

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Here's the first in a short series looking at Billiards at Bethlem.

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Hospital Snapshots 7

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Here we look at the impact of setting and props in the photographs of Henry Hering.

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