Pinel

[ pee-nel ]
/ piˈnɛl /

noun

Phil·lippe [fee-leep], /fiˈlip/, 1745–1826, French physician: reformer in the treatment and care of the mentally ill.

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Pinel
[ pē-nĕl ]
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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