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This book is the result of a lifelong scholarly study of a most important aspect of general medicine which often is being neglected in teaching: the role of the individual in pathogenesis. Curtius does not handle the problem from the psychological or psychiatric point of view alone; rather on the basis of the knowledge of an experienced clinician who is constantly aware of the complex and multiple causes of disease in each individual patient. Historical generalizations and unilateral aspects of successful discoveries in laboratory technic have, in the past, minimized the importance of individual factors. Constitutional and anthropological types also
Individuum und Krankheit: Grunzüge einer Individualpathologie.. Ann Intern Med. 1960;53:621–622. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-3-621_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(3):621-622.
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