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Music and Madness

Browne, Ivor

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ISBN 10: 0955226120 / ISBN 13: 9780955226120
Published by Atrium, Ireland, 2008
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Title: Music and Madness

Publisher: Atrium, Ireland

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

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Ivor Browne, Professor Emeritus at University College, Dublin, has been a central and controversial figure in Irish life up until his retirement as Chief Psychiatrist of the then Eastern Health Board in 1994. Inspired by his studies in Public and Community Mental Health at Harvard University, he took the care of mental patients away from large institutions and put them into the community. He helped create many organizations that have helped young Irish people see beyond the Troubles to build stronger, united communities. This book charts the growth of one man's journey in relation to psychiatry and human development.""A look into the mind and life of a great intellectual."" The Midwest Book Review

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Ivor Browne is Professor Emeritus, University College, Dublin, having retired in 1994. He was formerly Professor of Psychiatry at the University College, Dublin; Chief Psychiatrist of the Eastern Health Board. He is a preceptor of the Sarg Marg system of meditation which he has practiced since 1978. Browne has published many books and articles as An Experiment with a Psychiatric Night Hospital (1960); Psychiatry in Ireland (1963); The Dilemma of the Human Family: a cycle of growth and decline (1966); Thomas Murphy: The Madness of Genius(1987), How does Psychotherapy Work? (1989), Psychological Trauma, or Unexperienced Experience (1990).

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