Tarantate in manicomio. Storie di donne ricoverate all'Ospedale Psichiatrico Interprovinciale Salentino (Lecce,1900-1950)


The author conducted research at the State Archives of Lecce, where a series of documents from the Salento Interprovincial Psychiatric Hospital "G. Libertini" of Lecce (O.P.I.S.). The aim of the study is to detect possible connections between medical approach, clinical conduct and the phenomenon of tarantism, in the context of the Salento reality of the first half of the twentieth century.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22804250v12i2p5

Keywords: Tarantism; clinical approach; clinical histories

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