Friday, November 22 / 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 83
Intellectual Diversity and Mental Health

Chair: Maria Sjöberg, University of Gothenburg
Discussant: B. Katz Rothman, City University of New York (CUNY)

1. The 'Lunatic' Slave: An Examination of Mental Health and Medical Discourse in Nineteenth Century AmericaKellianne King, Pennsylvania State University.

2. Pharmaceutical Identity: How Psychopharmacological Experiments Changed the Adhd Patient ProfileJonathan Ruiz, University of California, San Diego.

3. Psychiatric Impairments and Institutionalization in the Early Swedish Welfare State (1900–1950)Lotta Vikström, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR), Umeå University; Liselotte Eriksson, Umeå University; Glenn Sandström, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR), Umeå University; Johan Junkka, Centre for Demographic and Ageing Research (CEDAR), Umeå University; Frida Skog, Umeå University.

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