Gottlieb Burckhardt and Egas Moniz--two beginnings of psychosurgery.

@article{Kotowicz2005GottliebBA,
  title={Gottlieb Burckhardt and Egas Moniz--two beginnings of psychosurgery.},
  author={Zbigniew Kotowicz},
  journal={Gesnerus},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 1-2},
  pages={
          77-101
        }
}
This article compares the repercussions of the two attempts at psychosurgery, the first in 1888 by the Swiss psychiatrist Gottlieb Burckhardt and the second by the Portuguese neurologist Egas Moniz. Both widely publicised their procedure, yet, Burckhardt was condemned and no one ventured to repeat his operation, whereas Moniz's leucotomy was accepted and it soon entered mainstream psychiatry. The change of Zeitgeist does not explain the difference as the thinking in the time of Burckhardt… 
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