Courtney’s Resource Blog One

In all of the sources we read thus far there has been much mention of Dr. Benjamin Rush. He is considered the father of American psychiatry. The article section I have chosen, Roots of Madness, tells a great deal of the beginning career of Benjamin Rush and how he helped shape therapeutic treatment of the mentally ill in America. Because of his many experiments Rush was able to make a better treatment plan for mentally ill.  The article is located at the following link. http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.umw.edu/stable/pdfplus/40257516.pdf


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