Gaston Ferdière  

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Gaston Ferdière (1907, Saint-Etienne - 1990) was a French psychiatrist and friend to the surrealists who treated Antonin Artaud, Isidore Isou and Unica Zürn. He was a proponent and practitioner of electroshock therapy.

References

  • Céline Masson, La fabrique de la Poupée chez Hans Bellmer, L'Harmattan, 2000.




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