Franco Basaglia

Psychiatrist + Neurologist + Professor
Born Mar 11, 1924
Hometown Venice
Died Aug 29, 1980
Death Place Venice
Field Psychiatry
Nationality Italy
Alma Mater Universitas Studi...

Franco Basaglia was an Italian psychiatrist and neurologist, professor 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 180 which abolished mental hospitals. He was the most influential Italian psychiatrist of the 20th century.… Read More

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1924 Birth Franco Basaglia was born on 11 March 1924 in Venice.


1980 57 Years Old Died on August 29, 1980.
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