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Cheating the Death Instinct: Psychoanalysis, Celebrity and Self-Harm


26 August 2017 14:00 - 15:00


Bethlem Museum of the Mind
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Kent BR3 3BX

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Dr Sarah Chaney, author of ‘Psyche on the Skin: A History of Self-Harm’, explores the history of self-harm, from Karl Menninger’s ‘Man Against Himself’ to examples in literature and art including William Kurelek’s painting, ‘I Spit on Life’.