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Henrique Roxo

Henrique de Brito Belford Roxo, Brazilian psychiatrist (Rio de Janeiro 04 July 1877 – Rio de Janeiro 17 February 1969)
 
 
 
 
Authored Manual de Psiquiatria (Handbook of Psychiatry) that was greeted by German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin (1921)
 

Described a new form of delirious psychosis that named chronic automated hallucinatory delirium (1913)

 

Developed Roxo method (treatment of intermittent delirium employing intramuscular injections of atropine valerianate)

 
Eponym of Cephalic jitters or Roxo disease