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Project: Joseph Guislain (1797-1860) and the poor in spirit. A biography as a Kaleidoscope of the development of psychiatry in Belgium.

project duration
01-OCT-03 – 30-SEP-05
Life and work of the pioneer of the modern Belgian psychiatry. The focus lays on Guislain and the Guislain Institute, the development of the modern psychiatry, the evolution of the health care and the relationship between religion and medicine. Guislain is situated in the international field of psychiatric history and in the Belgian political, social and cultural history.