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by Dr Lisetta
Last reviewed: October 2017
The Enlightenment was a period when philosophy
and science rapidly progressed, leading to ground-breaking ideas
which were to influence how society thought about mental illness,
its causes and treatment.
This module is the first in a two-part
series reviewing major concepts of madness throughout history,
placing particular emphasis on developments during the
We will describe:
Image source: Wellcome Library, London
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