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Wimmer’s psychogenic psychoses by Thomas A. Ban

An independent group of psychoses caused by mental trauma on a predisposed foundation, which determine from the start the fluctuations in clinical manifestations and often their cessation. The diagnostic concept was introduced in 1916 by August Wimmer.

Wimmer A. Psykogene Sindssygdomsformer. Copenhagen: Jacob Lund; 1916.

 

Thomas A. Ban
February 11, 2016