The four humours and mental health | In Our Time

Professor David Wootton describes the four humours and how they relate to mental health

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'15''
  • Broadcast year: 2007
Curriculum Connection
  • Psychology | What is mental health? | Three historical views of mental illness (Humoural, supernatural and hospital movement)

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Programme: In Our Time
  • Episode: The Four Humours