Wagner-Jauregg therapy

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Treatment of general paresis in syphilitics by infecting the patients with malaria in order to induce fever.

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Treatment of general paresis in syphilitics by infecting the patients with malaria in order to induce fever.

Bibliography

J. Wagner-Jauregg.
Über die Einwirkung fieberhafter Erkrankungen auf Psychosen.
Jahrbuch für Psychiatrie und Nervenheilkunde, 1887, 7: 94-134. Über die Einwirkung der Malaria auf progressive Paralyse.
Psychiatrish-neurologische Wochenschrift, 1918-1919, 20: 132-134 and 251-255. Verhütung und Behandlung der progressiven Paralyse durch Impfmalaria.
Handbuch der experimentellen Therapie, supplementary volume, 1931.

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