All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

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All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.


A cultural history of insanity

July 24th, 2016

Episode 125 of 137 episodes

In the ancient world mental disturbance was explained in religious terms or by the action of evil spirits—we look at the cultural history of insanity for insights into modern-day treatment.