Gilbert Van Tassel Hamilton

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Gilbert Van Tassel Hamilton (1877 – 1943) was an American physician and writer. He was the author of Introduction to Objective Psychopathology, one of the leading early manuals on psychopathology.

Born in Frazeysburg, Ohio, in 1877, Hamilton was the son of an Ohio merchant. He received his university education at Ohio Wesleyan University, graduating with the AB in 1898. After completing his degree, he enrolled at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, where he studied the treatment of nervous and mental disorders.