Category Archives: 1930s

Professor David’s research and a sad glimpse of the past

In my last post I mentioned the large number of publications that psychiatrist Anthony David has his name on. Anthony David is professor of mental health director and Sackler chair UCL Institute of Mental Health and the UCL web-page lists … Continue reading

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ECT in Kansas Memory

Earlier this year the Kansas Historical Foundation┬áput some documents relating to the early history of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on their website. The collection was donated by the widow of Lucio Bini to the Menninger Clinic in Topeka. There is a … Continue reading

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