Henry Maudsley

Standard Name: Maudsley, Henry


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Birth Lucie Duff Gordon
The renowned doctor Henry Maudsley assisted during her birth.
Frank, Katherine. Lucie Duff Gordon: A Passage to Egypt. Hamish Hamilton, 1994.
Education Sophia Jex-Blake
In reponse to this incident, Henry Maudsley , lecturer in insanity at St Mary's Hospital, published the article Sex in Mind and in Education, opposing medical education for women. His article in turn prompted...
Health Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Henry Maudsley was among the medical men summoned to assess his condition. His friends avoided placing him in an actual asylum in order to protect his career, and instead helped him to recovery in a...
Intertextuality and Influence Dora Greenwell
She initially wrote this piece to support the Royal Albert Asylum for Idiots and to raise awareness surrounding the issue of physical and mental disabilities. She called her work for the Asylum a labour of...


5 February 1835
Henry Maudsley , doctor and pioneer psychiatrist, was born at Rome Farm, in the parish of Giggleswick, Yorkshire.
During the 1860s
Henry Maudsley read works by T. H. Huxley which affected his theories of psychology.
After March 1866
On the death of prominent Victorian psychiatrist John Conolly , his son-in-law and leading Darwinist psychiatrist Henry Maudsley wrote a scathing official memoir.
By 18 May 1867
With his first work, The Physiology and Pathology of Mind, leading Darwinist psychiatrist Henry Maudsley turned psychiatry towards mental activity and its relation to the biological sciences.
Psychiatrist Henry Maudsley published Body and Mind, in which he connected visible vice and mental degeneracy.
Showalter, Elaine. The Female Malady: Women, Madness, and English Culture, 1830-1980. Pantheon Books, 1985.
Henry Maudsley was principal editor of the Journal of Mental Science, the journal of the Medico-Psychological Association .
Emma Dixon took over Lawn House from Henry Maudsley ; she was the proprietor of the private asylum along with her niece, and they increased the number of patients to eight, all female.
Physician Henry Maudsley published Responsibility in Mental Disease, which discussed eugenic control and the law in relation to mental disease.
April 1874
Henry Maudsley published Sex in Mind and in Education in Fortnightly Review, which developed his view that women should not be permitted to train as doctors.
May 1874
In the Fortnightly Review, Dr Elizabeth Garrett Anderson refuted Henry Maudsley 's argument against women's medical schooling in his article Sex in Mind and in Education.
June 1874
In an infamous Fortnightly Review article, Henry Maudsley condemned education for women as injurious to their bodies and as presaging a sexless race.
Henry Maudsley published Natural Causes and Supernatural Seemings.
Psychiatrist Henry Maudsley published a revision of Pathology of Mind: a Study of Its Distempers, Deformities, and Disorders, arguing that insanity grew in the uncultured and uneducated mind.
Grant Allen published A Splendid Sin, which was influenced by the psychological ideas of Henry Maudsley .