Blog - Hallucinations And Delusions

Hallucinations & Delusions 4: Louis Box & Jack the Ripper

History

Hear the story of Louis Box, who was admitted in 1891.

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Hallucinations & Delusions 3: Jack the Ripper & Victorian Society

History

"These are the times of Jack the Ripper."  Elizabeth Bishop (admitted to Bethlem June 1895)

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Hallucinations and electricity in the nineteenth century

History

With the rise of electricty in the late nighteenth century, many Bethlem patients reported hallucinations associated with the telephone. 

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Exploring history in the Bethlem Archives

History

With over 450 years of material, the Bethlem archives are enormous. A new blog series will showcase some of its history. 

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