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Otto Veraguth

Born  1870
Died  1944

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Swiss neurologist, born May 13, 1870, Thusis; died December 17, 1944.

Biography of Otto Veraguth

Otto Veraguth graduated from the gymnasium in Chur in 1892. He studied at Zurich, where he received his doctorate in 1898. He was habilitated for neurology in 1900, and in 1918 became professor extraordinary of physical therapy.


  • Untersuchungen über normale und entzündete Herzklappen. Doctoral dissertation, 1898.
  • Kultur und Nervensystem. Zurich, 1904.
  • Das psychogalvanische Reflexphänomen. Berlin, 1909.
  • Neurasthenia. Berlin, 1910.
  • Die klinische Untersuchung Nervenkranker. Wiesbaden, 1911.
  • Die Leitungsbahnen im Rückenmark.
    Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie, volume 10. Berlin, 1927.
  • Wissenschaft und Glaube. Vorträge von Emil Brunner, Andreas Speiser, Marc de Munnynck, Otto Veraguth, Dietrich Schindler, Fritz Medicus. Zürich 1944. 134 pages.
  • Louis Waldstein (1853-1915):
    The Subconscious Self and Its Relation to Education and Health.
    Introduction by Charles Walston. New York/London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. 12mo. New Edition. [First published 1897]. With a long biographical introduction by Charles Walston and the preface to the 1908 German edition by Otto Veraguth.
  • Peter Süssli:
    Otto Veraguth 1870 – 1944. Neurologe und Professor für physikalische Therapie.
    1991, 141 pages.

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