W. H. R. Rivers

W. H. R. Rivers

William Halse Rivers Rivers, ((1864-03-12)12 March 1864 – 4 June 1922(1922-06-04)) was an English anthropologist, neurologist, ethnologist and psychiatrist, best known for his work with soldiers during World War I who were suffering from shell shock. Rivers's most famous patient was the poet Siegfried Sassoon. He is also famous for his participation in the Torres Straits expedition of 1898, and his consequent seminal work on the subject of kinship.

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