Psychiatric hospitals--Kentucky

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The interview includes Ackerly's recollections of World War I and its influence on his career; his medical education at Yale University (MD 1925); work with the Yale Institute for Human Relations until he came to Louisville in 1933; the Louisville Child Guidance Clinic beginning in the 1930s; the development of the Dept. of Psychiatry of the University of Louisville beginning in the late 1930s; Ackerly's work with Barry Bingham, Sr. in publishing They Can be Cured (1937) with the subsequent passage of the Chandler-Wallace Act reforming Kentucky's state-supported mental hospitals; the accelerated medical training program at the University of Louisville in World War II; the advent of the Psychiatrist in Residence at the University of Louisville during the 1960s and 1970s.