Psychiatry, law and crime prophylaxis

Notes on the cases of Spain, France and Belgium (1920-1940)

  • Ricardo Campos


The aim of this article its to reflect about the relationships between psychiatry, law and social danger in the 1920s and 1930s in three European countries, Spain, France and Belgium, in order to show the importance of social dangerousness within the framework of the mental hygiene and how they were implemented with social defense policies.

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CAMPOS, Ricardo. Psychiatry, law and crime prophylaxis. Estudos do Século XX, [S.l.], n. 19, p. 29-42, july 2018. ISSN 1647-8622. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2019.
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