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Our archive provides information on the life and work of historical figures in the field of psychiatry. We present short biographies and biograms of professionals, psychiatric users and their relatives. BIAPSY – a participatory historical research project at Hochschule Niederrhein’s Faculty of Applied Social Sciences.
Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about people. Nellie Bly was known for her pioneering journalism, including her 1887 exposé on the conditions of asylum patients at Blackwell's Island in New York City.
Here you can explore highlights of the College's uniquely rich and growing collections of more than 5 million archives, rare books, photographs and illustrations that span more than 500 years of world history.
The National Library of Medicine has made available online a digitized selection of the Mike Gorman Papers. Gorman was a journalist and activist who exposed the treatment of the mentally ill in the United States during the mid-20th century.
PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose members are America’s public TV stations -- noncommercial, educational licensees that operate more than 330 PBS member stations and serve all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa.
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Ten Days in a Mad-House (1887) is a book by American journalist Nellie Bly. The book was based on articles written while Bly was on an undercover assignment in an insane asylum.
Search articles in many EBSCO databases at once. Encompasses ERIC, Professional Development Collection, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, Newspaper Source, MasterFILE Premier, MEDLINE, Business Source Complete, Academic Search Complete.
Provides access to streaming videos which show actual psychotherapy sessions, and experts discuss their thoughts behind their interventions.
Books & eBooks
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