Gaétan Henri Alfred Edouard Léon Marie Gatian de Clérambault

Born 1872
Died 1934

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French psychiatrist, born July 2, 1872, Bourges; died 1934.

Biography of Gaétan Henri Alfred Edouard Léon Marie Gatian de Clérambault

Gaétan Henri Alfred Edouard Léon Marie Gatian de Clérambault gained his thesis in 1899. In 1905 he became assistant physician at the special infirmary for the insane, prefecture de police. From 1920 he was head og this institution. Apart from his psychiatric studies he wrote on the costumes of various native tribes. He committed suicide.

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