WNED PBS History

A Brief History of Treatment with Rosanne Higgins, Ph.D.

Clip | 4m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

In this extended interview with Author and Anthropologist Rosanne Higgins, Ph.D., learn about the evolution of treatment for people suffering with mental illness through the nineteenth century. Rosanne talks about diagnosis and treatment methods in a time when doctors were just beginning to understand mental illness, what caused it, and how they could help people who suffered from it.

Aired: 04/12/19

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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