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Leopold Auenbrugger: Camphor-Induced Epilepsy – Remedy for Manic Psychosis

Leopold Auenbrugger: Camphor-Induced Epilepsy – Remedy for Manic Psychosis Leopold Auenbrugger invented the art of diagnostic percussion. This paper recalls his use of camphor to induce epileptic fits, which were considered a remedy for psychosis. The initiation of the art of percussion by Auenbrugger is outlined, with a brief biographical sketch. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Neurology Karger

Leopold Auenbrugger: Camphor-Induced Epilepsy – Remedy for Manic Psychosis

European Neurology , Volume 59 (1-2): 3 – Jan 1, 2007

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Publisher
Karger
Copyright
© 2007 S. Karger AG, Basel
ISSN
0014-3022
eISSN
1421-9913
DOI
10.1159/000109581
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Abstract

Leopold Auenbrugger invented the art of diagnostic percussion. This paper recalls his use of camphor to induce epileptic fits, which were considered a remedy for psychosis. The initiation of the art of percussion by Auenbrugger is outlined, with a brief biographical sketch.

Journal

European NeurologyKarger

Published: Jan 1, 2007

Keywords: Diagnostic percussion; Auenbrugger; Camphor; Epilepsy; Psychosis

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