R. D. Laing

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United Kingdom, Military Physician
October 7, 1927August, 23, 1989.

Ronald David Laing (; 7 October 1927 – 23 August 1989), usually cited as R. D. Laing, was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness – in particular, the experience of psychosis. Laing's views on the causes and treatment of serious mental dysfunction, greatly influenced by existential philosophy, ran counter to the chemical and electroshock methods becoming the psychiatric orthodoxy of the day.

Also known as Religious Leader, Writer, Psychologist

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