Oscar Giacchi and Spermatic Malincholy

Massimo Aliverti


Oscar Giacchi was the Director of the Psychiatric Hospital in Racconigi. In one of this works, he presented the clinical case of a malinconic patient affected by a jealousy delirium. The article analyzes the text in the light of Giacchis scientific production and according to the principal psychiatric theories at the and of XIX century.


Key Words:Melancoly Sexual abstinence Oscar Giacchi History of psychiatry

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