Around this time of year, 123 years ago, a young painter entered a psychiatric hospital in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in Southern France. He was known by his neighbors in the town as “fou roux” (the crazy redhead). Having been troubled with mental illness throughout his life, a few months prior he had reached a crisis point and during his breakdown rushed to a brothel. There he handed his friend — a prostitute named Rachel — a small wrapping of newspaper telling her to “keep this object carefully.” …

Mohammad Alsuwaidan

طبيب نفسي حاصل على الزمالة الأمريكية والكندية تدربت بجامعات تورنتو و ستانفورد و جونز هوبكنز Psychiatrist | Researcher | Educator | Global Soul

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