What is it about?

Historical details provided contrasting the key roles of father and son and their influence on the field.

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Why is it important?

Little has been known about abuse of psychiatry in Spain during the Franco years.


Researching these biographies required immersion in Spanish libraries and other historical texts.

Javier Escobar
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey

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This page is a summary of: Antonio Vallejo-Nágera (1889–1960) and Juan Antonio Vallejo-Nágera Botas (1926–1990), American Journal of Psychiatry, August 2018, American Psychiatric Association,
DOI: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2018.18020155.
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