Pietro CastelnuovoTedesco Biographical File

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Pietro CastelnuovoTedesco Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1946 - 1998
0.0 Cubic feet
Biographical file includes many photographs and negatives, business cards, a generous number of news clippings, several magazine articles, academic journal articles, press releases, several obituary articles, curriculum vitae, and various publications.

Preferred Citation

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Pietro (1925-1998). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Pietro Castelnuovo-Tedesco, a nationally recognized psychoanalyst, was born and raised in Florence, Italy. His father was acclaimed composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

As a psychoanalyst, Dr. Castelnuovo-Tedesco was a training and supervising analyst at the St. Louis Psychological Institute as well as the James G. Blakemore Professor of Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He was also the president of the American College of Psychoanalysts, as well as a member and fellow of several other psychiatric associations.

Dr. Castelnuovo-Tedesco was known for two works which greatly influence psychological principles today-- The Twenty Minute 'Hour,' a book about psychotherapy techniques for physicians, and  Dynamic Psychiatry, a collection of his works on psychoanalysis, psychosomatic medicine, and psychiatry.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • VUMC History

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