BEERS, CLIFFORD By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms BEERS, CLIFFORD UNIPOLAR DEPRESSION MOOD STABILIZERS UNIPOLAR MANIA PSYCHOBIOLOGY CAUSE-AND-EFFECT DIAGRAM EUTHYMIA BIPOLAR DISORDERS BENIGN AFFECTIVE PSYCHOSIS 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).