Franco Basaglia

Franco Basaglia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Franco Basaglia (11 March 1924 - 29 August 1980) was an Italian psychiatrist and neurologist who proposed the dismantling of psychiatric hospitals, pioneer of the modern concept of mental health, Italian psychiatry reformer, charismatic leader in Italian psychiatry, figurehead and founder of Democratic Psychiatry architect and principal proponent of Law which abolished mental hospitals. He was the most influential Italian psychiatrist of the 20th century. Franco Basaglia was born on 11 March 1924 in Venice. After obtaining his medical degree from University of Padova in 1949, he trained in the local school of psychiatry, where he acquainted himself with the philosophical ideas of Karl Jaspers, Ludwig Binswanger and Eug ne Minkowski, developed an interest in the study of phenomenological philosophers, such as Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty.
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136681676
  • 9786136681672