Jean Oury

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Jean Oury (5 March 1924 – 15 May 2014) was a French psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He was the founder and director of the psychiatric hospital La Borde clinic at Cour-Cheverny, France where he worked until he died . He was a member of the Freudian School of Paris, founded by Jacques Lacan from inception until its dissolution. Along with François Tosquelles and Lucien Bonnafe he was instrumental in the creation of institutional psychotherapy whose therapeutic practices influenced Frantz Fanon, Félix Guattari, and the later Anti-psychiatry movements of the 1960s.

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