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Ludwig Bruns - bibliography

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German neurologist, born June 25, 1858, Hannover; died November 9, 1916.


  • Die Geschwülste des Nervensystems.
    Berlin, 1897; 2nd edition, 1907.
  • Die Hysterie im Kindesalter.
    In: Slg Abh Nervenkrkh; Halle an der Saale, 1897.
  • Die traumatischen Neurosen. Vienna, 1901.
  • Handbuch der Nervenkrankheiten im Kindesalter.
    With August Cramer (1860-1912). Berlin, 1912.
  • List of works in Archiv für Psychiatrie, Berlin, 1917, 57: 548.

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