Giorgio Antonucci (1933 – 19 November 2017) was an Italian physician. He was born in Tuscany, Italy. He was known for his questioning of the basis of psychiatry. In 1969 he worked at the psychiatric hospital of Gorizia. From 1970 to 1972 he directed the mental hygiene centre of Castelnuovo nei Monti in the province of Reggio Emilia. From 1973 to 1996 he worked in Imola on the dismantling of the psychiatric hospitals Osservanza and Luigi Lolli.
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- I pregiudizi e conoscenza critica alla psichiatria (in Italian). Preface by T. Szasz. Apache. 1986.
- Morto Giorgio Antonucci, medico, psicoanalista, scrittore e poeta italiano (Italian)
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- The Man Who Closed the Asylums: Franco Basaglia and the Revolution in Mental Health Care, review by Dr Peter Barham, Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford
- UK Parliament, Memorandum from the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (DMH 291)