Category Psychiatry
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Angelo Mosso

Angelo Mosso (1846-1910) was an Italian physiologist, archaeologist, politician, mountain climber and teacher.
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Charles Bonnet syndrome

Charles Bonnet syndrome: Visual hallucinations in psychologically normal elderly people and most commonly associated in individuals with visual impairment .
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Charles Bonnet

Charles Bonnet (1720 - 1793) was a Swiss naturalist and philosopher. Described Charles Bonnet syndrome in 1760; visual hallucinations of his visually impaired grandfather
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Capgras syndrome

Capgras syndrome: uncommon syndrome in which a patient has a delusional belief that a person, usually a family member or friend, has been replaced by an imposter.
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Joseph Capgras

French psychiatrist, Jean Marie Joseph Capgras (1873-1950) best known for his description 'syndrome d’illusion des sosies', Capgras syndrome in 1923
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Jules Cotard

Jules Cotard (1840 - 1889) was a French neurologist and psychiatrist. Délire de négations - Cotard Syndrome (1882)

Étienne Esquirol

Biography Born 3 February 1772 Died 12 December 1840 Medical Eponyms Key Medical Attributions Major Publications Esquirol E. Des maladies mentales: considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-legal. 1838 [Tome II] Controversies References Bibliography. Jean Étienne Dominique Esquirol (1772…

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Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

Description What is the actual eponymous medical sign/syndrome/repair/classification… History 1849 – Swedish physician Magnus Huss published a series of case descriptions under the title Alcoholismus chronicus. Huss tried to show that various types of symptoms could be distinguished: neural symptoms, in particular sensory-motor…

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Saved by Electroconvulsive Therapy

Psychiatric illnesses remain among the most mysterious maladies that doctors encounter. This enthralling TED talk by inspiring medical historian and surgeon Sherwin Nuland gives a detailed account of one man's illness.