BEERS, CLIFFORD

1876-1943, Yale educated, mental illness advocate. After attempting suicide he developed an interest in mental health and wrote 'A mind that found itself' in 1908. It describes his manic depressive disorder.

BEERS, CLIFFORD: "Clifford Beers is the founder of the mental hygiene movement."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEERS, CLIFFORD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beers-clifford-2/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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