Pinel, Philippe

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1671
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A description of French psychologist Philippe Pinel is presented. He developed a system of treating the mentally ill without the use of restraint, at a time when the use of restraint was the accepted practice. The information is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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