Garry Walter

Garry Walter

Garry Walter is Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Sydney’s Northern Clinical School. In 2016, he was appointed Foundation Medical Director of the NSW Doctors’ Health Advisory Service.

Garry Walter reviews '"Madness" in Australia: Histories, heritage and the asylum' edited by Catharine Coleborne and Dolly MacKinnon

March 2004, no. 259 01 March 2004
Garry Walter reviews '"Madness" in Australia: Histories, heritage and the asylum' edited by Catharine Coleborne and Dolly MacKinnon
There is burgeoning interest in the history of psychiatric institutions and services in Australia. Catharine Coleborne and Dolly MacKinnon’s ‘Madness’ in Australia now sits alongside Stephen Garton’s Medicine and Madness (1998), Milton Lewis’s Managing Madness (1988) and numerous articles on the subject that have been published in recent years in local journals of medicine and psychiatry ... (read more)