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Blog - Biography And Psychology

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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Objects of Obsession

News

Cornelia Parker reflects on the Bethlem Museum of the Mind artwork that has inspired her as part of a new digital series in partnership with the Royal Academy and The Space.

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Loose Threads 2

Archives, History

The credibility of a certain infamous quote is called into question...

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 2)

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 Beauc

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Virtual Book Club X (Part 1)

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 Beauc

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Biology, Psychology and Identity: What Makes Your Gender?

Exhibitions

Read about how perceptions and expectations of gender have changed.

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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, per

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Biography and Psychology III: Walter Abraham Haigh

History, Personal accounts

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

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