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Austrian psychiatrist in the U.S., born June 13, 1894, Klekotow, Austria; died April 4, 1981.


  • Child Psychiatry.
    With prefaces by Adolf Meyer (1866-1950), Edwards A. Park and John Clare Whitehorn (1894-1973). Springfield, Illinois/Baltimore: Charles C. Thomas 1935. 527 pages.
  • Child Psychiatry.
    With prefaces by John C. Whitehorn, Adolf Meyer and Edwards A. Park.
    2nd edition. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1948. 752 pages.
    First 1935 in Springfield, Illinois by Charles C. Thomas.
  • Child Psychiatry.
    3rd edition. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1957.
    3rd edition, 2nd printing, 1960.
  • Autistic disturbances of affective contact.
    The Nervous Child, New York, 1943, 2: 217-250.
    Reprinted in : Leo Kanner, editor: Childhood Psychosis: Initial Studies and New Insights. Washington, D.C.: V. H. Winston, 1973.
    Reprinted in Anne M. Donnellan, editor: Classic Readings in Autism. New York: Teacher's College Press, 1985.
  • Irrelevant and metaphorical language in early infantile autism. 1946.
    The American Journal of Psychiatry, 1994, 151(6 Suppl): 161-164.
  • A history of the care and study of the mentally retarded.
    Springfield, Illinois, Charles. C. Thomas 1964. 150 pages.
  • Follow-up study of eleven autistic children originally reported in 1943. 1971.
    Psychiatrie de l'Enfant, 1995, 38 (2): 421-461.
  • Child Psychiatry.
    With prefaces by Adolf Meyer, Edwards A. Park, and John C. Whitehorn.
    4th edition. Springfield, Illinois Charles C. Thomas 1972. 735 pages.
  • Childhood Psychosis: Initial Studies and New Insights. 1973.
  • Folklore of the Teeth.
    Detroit : Singing Tree Press, 1968. 316 pages.
    Originally published by MacMillan in 1928.
  • L. Bender:
    In Memoriam Leo Kanner, MD June 13, 1894--April 4, 1981.
    Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 1982, 21 (1): 88-89.
  • E. Schopler, S. Chess, L. Eisenberg:
    Our Memorial to Leo Kanner.
    Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, September 1981, 11: 257-269.
  • D. Wilk
    In Memoriam Dr. Leo Kanner, 1894-1981.
    Koroth, Jerusalem, August 1982, 8: 213-220.
  • K.-J. Neumärker:
    Leo Kanner: His Years in Berlin, 1906-24. The Roots of Autistic Disorder.
    History of Psychiatry, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks, England, June 2003, 14 (2): 205-218 (14).
  • L. Eisenberg:
    Leo Kanner, M. D. 1894-1981.
    The American Journal of Psychiatry, 1981, 138 (8): 1122-1125.
  • L. Eisenberg:
    Leo Kanner, 1894-1981. The American Journal of Psychiatry, 1994, 151(5): 751.
  • V. D. Sanua:
    Leo Kanner (1894-1981): the man and the scientist.
    Child Psychiatry and Human Development, New York 1990, 21 (1): 3-23.

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