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Pinel

[pee-nel] /piˈnɛl/
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Phillippe
[fee-leep] /fiˈlip/ (Show IPA),
1745–1826, French physician: reformer in the treatment and care of the mentally ill.
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Pinel Pi·nel (pē-něl'), Philippe. 1745-1826.

French physician and pioneer of psychiatry who made reforms that led to more humane treatment for the mentally ill and began the classification of a number of mental disorders.

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