Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist, born June 17, 1872, Ungarisch-Hradisch, Moravia, Austria-Hungary, now Uherske Hradiste, Czech republic, died 1959.
Biography of Ernst Sträussler
Ernst Sträussler studied in Wien where he obtained his doctorate in 1895. He subsequently worked in the clinic of Julius Wagner-Jauregg (1857-1940), and in Prague as head of the psychiatric-neurological department of the garrison hospital. He was habilitated for neurology and psychiatry in Prague in 1907, becoming titular extraordinary professor in 1915, being transferred to Wien in 1919. He concerned himself with work on the histopathology of the central nervous system as well as forensic psychiatry.
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