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Reflections on Geel: Schizophrenia Is Not a Medical Disease

Reflections on “The Geel question: For centuries, a little Belgian town has treated the mentally ill. Why are its medieval methods so successful?” by Mike Jay depicts a caring, human environment where individuals with schizophrenia have been taken in as boarders by the families of this village for 700 years. Read More

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Robert Berezin, M.D., is the author of Psychotherapy of Character. He taught psychiatry at Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School for thirty years.

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