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Italian psychiatry and Fascism : racial laws and life in psychiatric hospitals during World War II

@inproceedings{Casetti2016ItalianPA,
  title={Italian psychiatry and Fascism : racial laws and life in psychiatric hospitals during World War II},
  author={Valentina Casetti and A. Conca},
  year={2016}
}
Objectives: After the establishment of Mussolini’s dictatorship, Italian psychiatry gave a significant contribution to the promotion of eugenics principles and of fascist racism. Materials and Methods: In 1938 the Italian Society of Psychiatry (SIP), embodied by its president Arturo Donaggio, signed the Manifesto of Racist Scientists. Results: This document provided scientific justification to the forthcoming Italian racial laws. During World War II patients admitted to psychiatric hospitals… CONTINUE READING

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