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Bad Vibrations: The History of the Idea of Music as a Cause of Disease – A New Book by James Kennaway

Originally posted on Centre for Medical Humanities Blog:
Can music make you ill? Can it make listeners hysterical or brainwash them? James Kennaway’s new book examines the history of medical…

26 June, 2012 · Leave a comment

A troublesome blog at Rethink’s website

  A very brief blog from a clearly traumatised sister of a person with mental illness. A nihilistic admission of defeat or a respect for the autonomy and phenomenological singularity … Continue reading

26 June, 2012 · 2 Comments

Henry Tonks and the Portraiture of Disfigurement at the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds

Henry Tonks and the Portraiture of Disfigurement: A Talk by Dr Andrew Bamji Wednesday, 27 June 2012, 5.15-6.15pm Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery The influential artist and surgeon, Henry Tonks … Continue reading

21 June, 2012 · Leave a comment

Completely mad … but not legally insane?

  “Anders Behring Breivik is completely mad. Otherwise he could not have killed 77 people. But he is not legally insane. He knew what he did. He knew it was … Continue reading

21 June, 2012 · 1 Comment

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