Henri Baruk

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Henri Baruk (August 15, 1897 in Saint-Avé, Morbihan – June 14, 1999 in Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne) was a French neuropsychiatrist of Jewish descent,internationally renowned,[1] an apostle of Moral treatment, whose studies inspired by the Bible, and in contrast to Freud's, renewed positively the modern psychiatry. We talk about veritable resurrections concerning a number of his patients. (Memoires d'un Neuropsychiatre,Professeur Henri Baruk,ed. Pierre Tequi,Paris,1990)

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Baruk spent his childhood among patients at the Lesvellec's Asylum where his father, Jacques Baruk, was the chief doctor. Baruk served in World War I and was awarded the Croix de guerre.

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