Thorsten Noack

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While it is known that the bodies of executed victims of National Socialism (NS) were used for anatomical research and teaching, detailed studies are still missing for many anatomical departments. This analysis focuses on the institutes in Bavaria. From 1933 on the institutes of Munich, Würzburg and Erlangen were actively involved in and competed over the(More)
In the early 1950s psychiatry in West-Germany was criticized by the public for a short period. The so-called "crisis of psychiatry" concerned two subjects, the professionals' behaviour towards the patients and the legal procedure of hospitalisation. The most important events were the Hollywood-film The Snake Pit, several reports about asylums in the media(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM The dissection course is an essential part of preclinical medical education. At the Medical Faculty of Duesseldorf, an education concept has been developed with the aim, to reflect with students their experiences and to support them in dealing with the donor and preparation. The aim of this paper is to present the concept. METHOD The(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM The dissection course is an essential part of preclinical medical education. At the Medical Faculty of Duesseldorf, a required elective course has been developed over three semesters with the aim of encouraging students to reflect on their experiences in the dissection course and offering them support in dealing with aspects of death and(More)
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