Jean Étienne Dominique Esquirol (1772 – 1840) was a French psychiatrist.
Esquirol anticipated modern views in his suggestion that some mental illnesses may be caused by emotional disturbances rather than by organic brain damage.
- Born 3 February 1772
- Died 12 December 1840
Key Medical Attributions
- Esquirol E. Des maladies mentales: considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-legal. 1838 [Tome II]
- Bibliography. Jean Étienne Dominique Esquirol (1772 – 1840). World Cat Identities
- Portrait: Esquirol, Jean Etienne Dominique (1772-1840). Médecins et chirurgiens célèbres, Delpech éditeur. Paris 1837- Don de M.H.Larrey
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