PHILLIPE PINEL

Paris – 2013

This mural is a homage to PHILLIPE PINEL located on Rue Pinel, in the Place Pinel, Paris.

Philippe Pinel was a French physician who was instrumental in the development of a more humane psychological approach to the custody and care of psychiatric patients, referred to today as moral therapy. He also made notable contributions to the classification of mental disorders and has been described by some as “the father of modern psychiatry”.

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