By Susan L. Speaker ~ The National Library of Medicine recently launched a new Profiles in Science site featuring psychiatrist Lawrence Kolb (1881–1972). This Profile
Tag: mental health
Emotions and Disease
The National Library of Medicine recently redesigned the online presentation of its exhibition Emotions and Disease. Held in the Library’s building in Bethesda, MD, 25
A Laboratory of Humanitarianism: Military and Civilian Captivity during the First World War
An interview with Matthew Stibbe, PhD on his NLM History Talk and his research on internment during the First World War.
The Doctors: A Satire in Four Seizures, 1922
By Sander L. Gilman ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. Elbert Hubbard (1856–1915), Arts and Crafts guru and follower
NLM Collections Tour: Mental Health
Welcome to a virtual tour of the historical collections of the National Library of Medicine. Today we are featuring collections about mental health.
Symptoms in Schizophrenia
By Mark S. Micale ~ This essay was originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011 and also available on Medicine on
The Girl in the Lion Cage: Regulating Hypnotism in 19th Century France
Katrin Schultheiss, Ph.D. will speak on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 2:00 ET in the Lister Hill Auditorium at the National Library of Medicine. Dr.
‘Barbed-wire disease’ during the First World War
By Matthew Stibbe ~ Even before the guns fell silent in Northern France and Belgium on November 11, 1918, the prevalence of mental disturbance among
Scientists’ Mind-Body Problems: Lobotomy, Science, and the Digital Humanities
Miriam Posner, Ph.D. will give the annual James H. Cassedy Memorial Lecture in the History of Medicine on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2:00 ET
By Amanda Maple (Pennsylvania State University) and Sarah Eilers (NLM) ~ From Experimentally produced neurotic behavior in the rat to Prefrontal lobotomy in chronic schizophrenia,