The tenacity and stubbornness of Dorothea Dix

Nurse and activist Dorothea Dix was a leading figure in those national and international movements that challenged the idea that people with mental illness could not be treated or helped. In her lifetime, she founded and expanded more than 30 psychiatric hospitals. Hear the stories of the nurses who revolutionized the profession!

Storytelling by Camilla Zonzini
Voice of Mary Casciaro and Tommaso Mannocci
Illustrations by Pierfrancesco Poccianti
Editing and production by Hamilton Dollaku

The podcast is in Italian language.

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