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Karl Gustaf Torsten Sjögren - bibliography

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Swedish physician, psychiatrist and inheritance researcher, born January 30, 1896, Södertälje; died July 27, 1974.


  • Die juvenile amaurotische Idiotie. 1931.
    Spielmeyer-Vogt disease.
  • Klinische und vererbungsmedizinische Untersuchungen über Oligophrenie. 1932.
  • Klinische und erbbiologische Untersuchungen über die Heredotaxien. 1943.
  • Genetic-statistical and psychiatric investigations of a West Swedish population. 1948.
  • A genetic study of Morbus Alzheimer and Morbus Frick. 1952.

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