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This document has a number of aims. Firstly, it introduces the project, " Debating the First Principles of Transcultural Psychiatry " , which was supported by an AHRC Exploratory Award under the Science in Culture theme, and which ran from 14 February 2012 to 31 August 2012. After the brief, introductory discussion of the project and its methods, a(More)
  • R White
  • 1990
On the third of October 1845, in a small mountain community in Kentucky, Abner Baker, Jr., MD, was executed for the murder of his brother-in-law Daniel Bates. At the trial Baker's attorney argued unsuccessfully that at the time of the crime the accused suffered from monomania, a form of mental disease, and therefore should not be held responsible for the(More)
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