Drawings of patients in psychiatric institution

Screen Shot 2013-02-25 at 13.09.56From The British Journal of Psychiatry (2003) 183: 18110-181 doi: 10.1192/bjp.183.3.181-a10 Bob Adams recalls how he came to draw portraits of some patients in ‘a traditional Victorian asylum’. He saw ‘all their nuances, foibles and mannerisms’. He writes ‘If I had not had that experience, it is doubtful that I would have spent the past 20 years working as a psychiatrist.’

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