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The theme of these essays is the role of the medical investigator as both participant in, and reformer of, a society's practices and prejudices. Topics include the neuroendocrine basis of the Emperor Maximinus' political behavior, Freud's exploration of cocaine, early case reports of Huntington's chorea, and the discovery of spectacles.
The Medicine of History. From Paracelsus to Freud.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:1044. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-98-6-1044_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(6):1044.
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