Anthony Storr

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Anthony Storr (18 May 1920 – 17 March 2001) was an English psychiatrist and author.

Background and education[edit]

Born in London, Storr was educated at Winchester College, Christ's College (University of Cambridge), and Westminster Hospital.[1]

Oxford[edit]

In 1974, Storr moved from private practice to a teaching appointment at the Warneford Hospital in Oxford, until his retirement in 1984.[2]

Personal[edit]

Storr was, as one of his obituarists observed, "no stranger to suffering".[2] He married twice, to Catherine Cole (who became a children's writer under her married name) in 1942 and writer Catherine Peters in 1970 after the first marriage ended in divorce.[3]

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Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Gelder. "Obituaries: Anthony Storr." The Independent (London, England). Independent Print Ltd. 2001. Retrieved August 13, 2012 from HighBeam Research: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-5138463.html (Subscription required)
  2. ^ a b Anthony Stevens, Obituary: Anthony Storr, The Guardian, 20 March 2001.
  3. ^ Obituary: Anthony Storr, Daily Telegraph, 21 March 2001.

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