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Rudolf Arndt

Born  1835-03-31
Died  1900

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German psychiatrist, born March 31, 1835, Bialken, administrative and governmental district of Marienwerder; died January 1900.

Biography of Rudolf Arndt

Rudolf Arndt studied in Greifswald and Halle, preferably under Felix von Niemeyer (1820-1871), Heinrich Adolf von Bardeleben (1819-1895), and Heinrich Philipp August Damerow (1798-1866), and was conferred doctor of medicine on february 20, 1860. From 1861 he had private practice, but also participated in the capmpaigns of 1864, 1866, and 1870-1871. It was a time when no German surgeon needed to suffer from want of work and study material. He was habilitated in 1867 was appointed professor of psychiatry at Greifswald in 1873. He died of angina pectoris.


  • Rudolphus Arndt:
    De digestione quaestiones quaedam.
    Diss. inaug. (universitate Gryphica). 31 pages. Gryphiae, typis F. G. Kunike, 1860.
  • Histologische Untersuchungen des Nervensystems, insbesonere des Gehirns und Rückenmarks.
    Max Schultze's and Virchow's Archives?
  • Psychiatrische Abhandlungen.
  • Lehrbuch der Psychiatrie. Vienna 1883.
  • Die Neurasthenie, ihr Wesen, ihre Bedeutung und Behandlung vom anatomisch-physiologischen Standpunkt.
    Vienna and Leipzig, 1885.
  • Der Verlauf der Psychosen. With August Döhm. 1887.
  • Die Psychiatrie und das medicinische Staats-Examen. Berlin, 1880. 60 pages.
  • Zur Lehre von der Arzneiwirkung.
    [Virchows] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, Berlin, 1887; 108: 423-445. Arndt-Schulz law.
  • Bemerkungen über Kraft und Auslösende Kraft im Besonderen. Greifswald 1892.
  • Kraft und Kräfte. Greifswald 1893.
  • Biologische Studien I und II. Greifswald 1892, resp. 1895.
  • Geisteskrank, Unzurechnungsfähig, Entmündigt. Halle 1897.

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