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Gustav Wilhelm Schimmelpenning - bibliography

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Biography

German neurologist and psychiatrist, born December 18, 1928, Oldenburg, Northern Germany.

Bibliography

  • Die paranoiden Psychosen der zweiten Lebenshälfte. Basel, Karger, 1965.
  • War Alfred Erich Hoche ein mittelmäßiger Psychiater? Das wissenschaftliche Werk: “Mittel-mäßigkeit?” Beitrag zu einer methodologischen Grundsatzfrage der Medizingeschichte.
    1990, 39 pages. Map.
  • Psychiatrische Verlaufsforschung: Methoden und Ergebnisse, pp 58-61. Bern, Stuttgart, Wien: Verlag Hans Huber 1980.
  • Theodor Tiling (1842-1913). Lebensbild und Wirkungsgeschichte.
    In: K. A. Bushe and M Lanczik, publishers: Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Nervenheilkunde, Band 1, Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 1996. 303 pages.
  • Rudolf Happle:
    Gustav Schimmelpenning and the Syndrome Bearing His Name.
    Dermatology, Basel, 2004, 209: 84-87.

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