Dr. Benjamin Rush

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An American physician—1746-1813—trained at the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh, who practised ‘heroic medicine’
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The first is the role of organized religions in operating schools within this system (along the lines that Benjamin Rush had proposed).
John Adams and Benjamin Rush were mistaken in speculating that America might someday revert to the monarchical government she had known under the British Crown.
Zarrow, a psychologist and Jungian analyst, details the dreams of Founding Fathers John Adams and Benjamin Rush as related in their letters to each other after Adams' presidency.
Benjamin Rush, a signer of the US Declaration of Independence, warned against medical tyranny.
The reception and distribution of Common Sense, far from being a grass-roots, spontaneous phenomenon, Loughran adds, was engineered by a cadre of elites including Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin, and Samuel Adams who wanted to spread the pamphlet's ideas without risking their standing by attaching their own names to it.
Other chapters also explore this relationship between authoritative texts and their fictional counterparts: in chapter two, Weyler contextualizes narratives of seduced women such as Eliza Wharton with medical studies concerning madness and criminality by Benjamin Rush.
An awards program called the Benjamin Rush Awards, which requires members to complete the online civics curriculum, write letters to the editor and public officials, register voters, volunteer in local campaigns, and sign up new members.
Benjamin Rush, the penitentiary was viewed by those who wielded political power as a place where men could be reformed and calm their "wild" ways, making them law-abiding citizens.
This metamorphosis is displayed clearly in the writings of Benjamin Rush (1746-1813), the "father" of American psychiatry.
Of particular interest is the chapter detailing events of the 1793 outbreak in Philadelphia, and the efforts of Benjamin Rush to treat patients and determine the specific cause.
She is an American reformer and religious hero in the tradition of Benjamin Rush, Dorothy Day, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Stinchcomb includes the contributions of John Howard (who coined the term "penitentiary"), William Penn, Benjamin Rush and Alexander Maconochie, among others.