NS5862 : R. D. Laing - Blue Plaque - Ardbeg Street

taken 8 years ago, near to Rutherglen, Glasgow, Great Britain

R. D. Laing -  Blue Plaque - Ardbeg Street
R. D. Laing - Blue Plaque - Ardbeg Street
Ronald David Laing was born in the Govanhill district of Glasgow on the 7th October 1927. He was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness in particular, the experience of psychosis. Later on Laing was seen as an important figure in the anti-psychiatry movement, , although he never denied the value of treating mental distress. He challenged the core values of a practice of psychiatry which he thought considered mental illness as a biological phenomenon without regard for social, intellectual and cultural dimensions. (October 1927 23 August 1989)
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Tuesday, 22 November, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 22 November, 2011
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Blue Plaque 
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Blue Plaque   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5842 6281 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:50.2606N 4:15.7402W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5840 6281
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