- Category : 1885-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Four Ways 2
Argentine psychiatrist, one of the most important of the early twentieth century. Psychiatric science teacher for most of his life, also cultivated literature and was a great promoter of scientific studies of the discipline in the country. In 1931 Gonzalo Bosch was appointed head of the Hospicio de las Mercedes (currently named Hospital José T. Borda), in which direction would remain until 1947. A few years later, also happened to command the National Colony Alienated "Sunday Cabred ". Unlike Anglo-Saxon countries, where improved asylums came from the protest outside them people in Argentina who directed their modernization were the same authorities asylums and professors of medicine and psychiatry who taught in them. Gonzalo Bosch was one of the leaders of this movement. During his tenure, Dr. Enrique Pichon Riviere held at the first shock Hospice held in the city of Buenos Aires; It was a medical measure newly invented in Italy, some presented as able to "cure" many diseases. Although little, careful studies in the same Hospital advised discard all but one or two specific frames, Gonzalo Bosch was widely criticized for having introduced. Such criticism came especially from clinical psychology, where it is considered unacceptable that instead of listening to the patient what you pretend to "cure" electrizándolo or this procedure will be used as punishment. Durable and pungent conflict of opinions thus generated, in which each side had the other as stolid and fanatical, persisted for decades.
Bosch died in Buenos Aires on 9 August 1967.