This memorial tablet of Marco Levi Bianchini can be seen in the Old psychiatric Hospital Sant' Antonio Abate in Teramo along Via Aurelio Saliceti. It remembers and commemorates the born of Italian Psychoanalytic Society (SPI).
The Italian inscription reads as follows: “ AL MEDICO \ E PSICHIATRA ILLUSTRE \ MARCO LEVI \ BIANCHINI \ CHE IDEO E FONDO \ TRA QUESTE MURA \ LA SOCIETA' ITALIANA \ DI PSICANALISI \ E DIEDE \ DECISIVO IMPULSO \ ALLE PRIME ESPERIENZE \ PSICHIATRICHE \ TERRITORIALI.
NELL' ANNO DI CHIUSURA \ DELL' ISTITUZIONE \ MANICOMIALE \ LA CITTA' DI TERAMO GRATA \ POSE \ 31-3-1998 ”
The Italian Psychoanalytic Society (SPI) is an association that deals the mental disorders of adults, children and adolescents using the psychoanalytical method. It was founded, in 1925 by Marco Levi Bianchini within the Psychiatric Hospital of Teramo "Sant' Antonio Abate", but was actually made operative by Edward Weiss and some of his students in 1932. In 1936 it was recognized by the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA), founded in 1910 by Sigmund Freud. This association is present in many countries of Europe, North America, South America, Oceania and in some Asian countries. Currently, the SPI is present in Italy with eleven centers of Psychoanalysis.
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