The contribution of Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689) to the evolution of psychiatry

  title={The contribution of Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689) to the evolution of psychiatry},
  author={Nikolaos Koutouvidis and Spyros G. Marketos and Allan Beveridge},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  pages={513 - 520}
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Williams in her 'Hysteria in seventeenth-century case records and unpublished manuscripts', History of Psychiatry, 1990, 1: 401. For an opposite view, see
  • Documentary history of psychiatry
  • 1967
Cf. his statement of his own curative failure in pp
    The Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1966), 47, 55, 59; Boss
    • his Life and Original Writings