Edward Shorter (historian)

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Edward Shorter
Edward Lazare Shorter

(1941-10-31) October 31, 1941 (age 81)
AwardsJason A. Hannah Medal from the Royal Society of Canada (1995, 2000)
Scientific career
FieldsHistory of psychiatry
InstitutionsUniversity of Toronto
ThesisSocial Change and Social Policy in Bavaria, 1800–1860 (1968)

Edward Lazare Shorter FRSC (born October 31, 1941)[1] is an American-born Canadian historian who is Professor & Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. His specializations are in the history of medicine and psychiatry. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.[2]

See also[edit]

  • symptom pool - a collection of symptoms that people exhibit and which signal their distress to others


  1. ^ "Edward Shorter CV" (PDF). 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2021-09-21.
  2. ^ "Edward Shorter". Department of History. University of Toronto. 2019-11-06. Retrieved 2021-09-21.

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