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JEAN-ÉTIENNE-DOMINIQUE ESQUIROL
(1772-1840)

from Mental Maladies: A Treatise on Insanity

  Jean-Étienne Esquirol is considered the most renowned French psychiatrist of the 19th century. He was born in Toulouse to a destitute but influential family. After traveling to Paris for a career in medicine, Esquirol formed a close bond with … Continue reading

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