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Benjamin Rush

patriot and physician

by Alyn Brodsky

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Published by Truman Talley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.,
    • United States. -- Signers -- Biography.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Revolutionaries -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.,
    • Physicians -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Social reformers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-387) and index.

      StatementAlyn Brodsky.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.R85 B76 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 404 p. ;
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3693949M
      ISBN 100312309112
      LC Control Number2003069770

      Two new books demonstrate that Benjamin Rush, physician and scientist, was always in the ear of early America's most-prominent figures. Journalist and biographer Stephen Fried and prolific historian Harlow Giles Unger both pull from similar sources, some newly accessible.   In , Benjamin Rush, M.D., a noted and influential physician from Philadelphia and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, published his book, Medical Inquiries and Observations upon the Diseases of the Mind. This book included Rush’s views on alcoholism and his forward-thinking ideas on temperance.

        About the Book. In the summer of the celebrated Philadelphia physician, Benjamin Rush, who had written so voluminously for the health, political advancement and general welfare of his fellow men, began the composition of a document intended for his own private satisfaction and for the edification of his by: Book Description: Volume 1 of 2. Full of flavor and zest, this collection of over letters, two-thirds of them never printed before, is a companion piece to Rush'n between and , the letters trace Rush's career, from student in Scotland and England to signer of the Declaration of Independence and Philadelphia's leading physician.

      Dr. Benjamin Rush, the "father of American psychiatry," was the first to believe that mental illness is a disease of the mind and not a "possession of demons." His classic work, Observations and Inquiries upon the Diseases of the Mind, published in , was the first .   Like the two celebrated statesmen, the eminent physician and social reformer Benjamin Rush had been a Founding Father, one of 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence in Reviews:


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