Dr Niall McCrae

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The Moon and Madness

Dr Niall McCrae

Lunacy, the legendary notion of minds unhinged by the moon, continues to captivate the popular imagination. Although it violates the assumptions of modern science and psychiatry, such belief remains common among mental health workers. Dr Niall McCrae presents a historical account of the lunacy concept, followed by discussion of hypothetical mechanisms and indications for further research.

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