Lucio Bini

Lucio Bini (1908–1964) was an Italian psychiatrist and professor at the University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy. Together with Ugo Cerletti, a neurophysiologist and a psychiatrist, he researched and discovered the method of electroconvulsive therapy, a type of shock therapy for mental diseases.


  • Kalinowsky, LB: Lucio Bini (September 18, 1908 – 1964). Am J Psychiatry (1965) Apr;121:1041-2.

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