Pinel, Philippe


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Pinel, Philippe

(pē-nĕl′)
French psychologist, 1745–1826, who developed a method or system of treating the mentally ill without the use of restraint, at a time when use of restraint was the accepted form of therapy.

Pinel,

Philippe, French psychiatrist, 1745-1826.
Haslam-Pinel syndrome - see under Haslam
Pinel system - the abolition of forcible restraint in the treatment of mental hospital patients.
Pinel-Haslam syndrome - Synonym(s): Haslam-Pinel syndrome
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