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In protest of the clinic voluntarily took 20 workers, among whom were seven doctors, which include the PB Gannushkin.

The next stage of his professional activities associated with Alekseevskoy Moscow psychiatric hospital. PB Gannushkin worked there as an attending physician until 1914 Practical psychiatry had for him is very important. Shortly thereafter, he organizes the publication of the magazine "Modern psychiatry" and becomes very influential member of the Russian Union of psychiatrists and neurologists.

In 1914, was drafted into the army, and in 1917 Gannushkin discharged due to illness. He returns to Alekseevskaya hospital, and from 1918 worked as a professor of psychiatry at the University of Moscow and director of the university psychiatric clinic. PB Gannushkin continues to develop the doctrine of psychopathy, with particular emphasis on the relationship of psychiatry with all the social and political developments in society. War and revolution he classified as "traumatic epidemic" of the entire population, noting the connection and interaction of the psyche of people in general and their social life.

P B. Gannushkin keenly interested psychoanalytic ideas and as an experiment to apply them in practice. In his paper "On the psychotherapy and psychoanalysis," he suggested that under certain conditions, psychotherapy can be used in medical practice

Work Gannushkina "Clinic psychopathy, their statics, dynamics, taxonomy" can be called a classic in it in great detail the problem of psychopathy and given them a clear definition, including:

1) inborn pathological features;

2) their reflection on the whole psychic life and personality development;

3) these features are such that their speakers are on the verge of mental health and illness.

The main theme of this book may be called the dynamic nature of psychopathy. Therefore, in clinical treatment and study of psychopathy PB Gannushkin also recommends that produce learning environment of the patient. Border zone between healthy and sick mental state he calls a small psychiatry, but notes that this area requires more experience, knowledge and skills than most of psychiatry, t k circle of people within this definition is much broader.

Peter B. Gannushkin died quite early - at 57 years old. Throughout his academic and professional activities, he argued as if significant relationship psychiatrist with public life, unnecessarily in social action is based on the state of the human psyche, and in this respect the work of psychiatrists becoming responsible and significant.


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