Eugenio Borgna

Italian psychiatrist

Eugenio Borgna

Italian psychiatrist

Biography

Known Italian psychiatrist, one of the architects of the revolution of psychiatry, he was lecturer at the “Clinic of nervous and mental diseases” of the University of Milan and is the primary emeritus of psychiatry Maggiore Hospital of Novara. He is the author of numerous essays, in which alternates a more specialized production to more popular books.
As a member of the phenomenological psychiatry, disputes the naturalistic interpretation of mental illness which researches the causes of psychosis in the malfunctioning of the brain centers and its cure via biological interventions such as medications and electroconvulsive therapy.

All session by Eugenio Borgna