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consultant , Psychiatrist

Giovanni Stanghellini, Italian psychiatrist, consultant.


Stanghellini, Giovanni was born on July 29, 1960 in Siena, Italy. Son of Umberto Stanghellini and Piera Ketty Ferretti.


Graduate in medicine, Florence University, Italy, 1986. Specialization in psychiatry, University Florence, 1990.


Assistant Department Mental Health, Florence, 1990-1991, senior registrar, since 1991. Visiting researcher University Psychiatric Clinic, Heidelberg, Germany, 1995-1996. Science director Villa dei Pini, Florence, 1996.

Professor psychopathology Postgraduate School Psychiatry, University Florence. Associate fellow philosophy University Warwick, England.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Obsession and Revelation, 1992, Towards Schizophrenia, 1992, Anthropology of Vulnerability, 1997, Psychopathology of Schizophrenia, 1999, Angry and Fury from Philosophy to Psychopathology, 2000. Series editor: International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry.


Lieutenant Army School Medicine, Florence, 1987-1988. Fellow Royal College Psychiatrists (philosophy group). Member World Psychiatric Association (secretary section clinical psychopathology since 1999), Association European Psychiatrists (treasurer section psychopathology), Italian Association for Psychopathology (secretary since 1995), International Board for Philosophy and Psychiatry (member steering committee since 2000).


Life partner Paola Del Cucina. Children: Virginia, Alice.

Umberto Stanghellini

Piera Ketty Ferretti

Virginia Stanghellini

Alice Stanghellini