About the Author

Deborah Blythe Doroshow is a historian of medicine, mental health, and childhood. She received her PhD in history from Yale University and her MD from Harvard Medical School. Previous work has focused on insulin coma therapy in American psychiatry, the bedwetting alarm and its role in the history of child rearing, and state laws mandating premarital syphilis testing. 

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Tue, February 25, 2020 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST

Join us to hear author Deborah Blythe Doroshow discuss her book “Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America’s Troubled Children”

Yale University Bookstore
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New Haven, CT 06511