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Camilla Bosanquet

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: (Published 15 October 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2505
  1. Robin Bosanquet

Camilla Bosanquet, who has died at the age of 100, was a prominent Jungian psychoanalyst who was at one time chair of the Society of Analytical Psychology and was involved in setting up the Guild of Psychotherapists.

She was born in Sussex on 18 January 1921, the third child of Sir Harry Ricardo, a renowned automotive engineer, and his wife, Beatrice, a talented amateur artist.

She went up to Newnham College, Cambridge, in 1939 and was a medical student throughout the second world war. Her clinical training was interrupted by the heavy bombing in London so for part of the time she was attached to the Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. In 1941 she married David Bosanquet, who was in the army, and their first child …

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