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Fulbourn Pauper Lunatic Asylum

History of the Cambridge Asylum

A history of the University Department of Psychiatry and the role of Fulbourn Asylum can be found here:

History of Neuroscience and Psychiatry

Two key figures in the development of psychiatry and psychological understanding of those affected by trauma in WWI were William H R Rivers and Charles S Myers. Both attended patients at Fulbourn.


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