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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 

Systematized chronic hallucinatory delirium. Arq. Bras. Neur. Psiq. (1913)

 

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


Proposed a method for treating epilepsy employing bromide, luminal, belladonna and potassium boric tartrate (1925)



Proposed formulations and treatments for melancholia, cenesthesia, epilepsy and schizophrenia


Proposed the importance of oculo-cardiac reflex in the diagnosis of psychosis

Desequilibrio vago-sympathico nas doenças mentaes. Methodo especial de diagnostico differencial pela pesquiza do reflexo oculo-cardíaco (1936)


Methodo practico para facilitar a diagnose de uma doença mental. O Globo (January 28, 1935)

 
Eponym of Cephalic jitters or Roxo disease