John M. MacGregor's scientific contributions

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Assessing the significance of the artistic activity of the mentally ill, Paul Klee recommended that the work of psychotic artists be "taken seriously, more seriously than all the public galleries when it comes to reforming today's art." This pioneering work, the first history of the art of the insane, scrutinizes changes in attitudes toward the art...

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... Speech psychotherapy, music, art, and theatre were used to rehabilitate mental patients in the early 19th century (MacGregor, 1989). Johann Real developed modern psychiatry. ...