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An architect for mental health: An appreciation of Michele Tansella

  • Graham Thornicroft (a1)
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Michele Tansella, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Verona, died in 2015. This editorial pays tribute to his contributions to scholarship in the field of psychiatric epidemiology and health service research, and to his highly effective efforts to improve mental healthcare, locally, nationally and internationally.

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An architect for mental health: An appreciation of Michele Tansella

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