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Sergei Sergeievich Korsakoff - bibliography

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Biography

Russian neuropsychiatrist, born January 22, 1853, Gus estate, Vladimirsk; died May 1, Moscow, 1900. There is some uncertainty about when Korsakoff was born. Some writers say June 22, 1854, others say January 22, 1854. Can you help?

Bibliography

  • Ob alkogolnom paralichie.
    Moskva, Kushnerev, 1887.
    Paralysis alcoholica.
  • Boliesnennija rasstroistva pamijati i ich diagnostika.
    Moscow, 1890.
    [iseased disturbances of memory and their diagnosis]
  • Kurs psichiatrij. Moscow, 1893.(Textbook of Psychiatry). Biographical:
  • Barry G. Firkin and J. A. Whitworth:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms. Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989.
    New edition in 2002.
  • Peter Beighton & Gretha Beighton:
    The Person Behind the Syndrome. Springer-Verlag London Limited, 1997.
  • J. Pagel, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon hervorragender Ärzte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts.
    Urban & Schwarzenberg, Berlin and Vienna, 1901.
  • Isidor Fischer, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.

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