Benedict Augustin Morel (1809–1873)

  title={Benedict Augustin Morel (1809–1873)},
  author={Jean-Pierre Schuster and Yann Le Strat and Violetta Krichevski and Nicole Bardikoff and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Limosin},
  journal={Acta Neuropsychiatrica},
  pages={35 - 36}
For scientists worldwide, 2009 was marked by celebrations of Charles Robert Darwin’s bicentenary. Born in the same year as the originator of modern evolutionary theory, Benedict Augustin Morel has also made a significant contribution to scientific thought. Indeed, Morel is the father of ‘dementia praecox’ and ‘the theory of degeneration’, two concepts that contributed to the understanding of mental illness at the turning point of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Morel, born in 1809 in… 
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Eponym and identity. Benedict Augustin Morel (1809-1873) and Ferdinand Morel (1888-1957).
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    Archives of general psychiatry
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IN THE psychiatric literature in English, Ferdinand Morel (Stewart-Morel-Morgani Syndrome) has often been confused with Benedict Augustin (Benoit Augustus) Morel (dementia praecox or Kraepelin-Morel
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La théorie de la dégénérescence de Bénédict-Augustin Morel: inspirateur et thuriféraires
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Traité des dégénérescences physiques, intellectuelles et morales de l'espèce humaine et des causes qui produisent ces variétés maladives