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    Traité Médico-Philosophique sur l'Aliénation Mentale, ou la Manie …

    First edition, first impression. "In October 1793, while serving as médecin des infirmeries at Bicêtre Hospital, Pinel had the chains struck off from forty-nine male psychiatric patients in order to substitute for this cruel oppression his "traitement morale," a humane form of psychiatric therapy that identified insanity with illness rather than moral perversity or demonic possession. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1801

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 91493

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