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Exhibition draws on asylum records to reconsider mental health today

New research from the University of St Andrews features in unique exhibition.

21 March 2018Research

Suicidal tendencies

Asylum, medical and legal records dating back 500 years could provide the first ever comprehensive insight into suicide in Scotland throughout the ages.

15 February 2006Research

The state of Scottish history

A leading Scottish historian has warned that future generations will be oblivious to the life and times of their ancestors unless schools inject more excitement into the subject.

16 August 2002Research

From iron collar to irn-bru

A book hailed as the most definitive record of Scotland's history is claiming to puncture the nation's best-known stereotypes.

1 November 2001Research

Historian appointed to prestigious body

Professor Rab Houston from the School of History has been elected a fellow of Academia Europaea.

22 April 2001University news

Autism in history

A Scottish landowner whose marriage was annulled on the grounds that he was autistic is the subject of a new book by a University of St Andrews historian.

27 August 2000Research

Madness in 18th century Scotland

A historian claims that his discoveries into mental illness in eighteenth Century Scotland could have implications for psychologists and psychiatrists throughout the country.

20 March 2000Research