Malaria Fever Therapy for General Paralysis of the Insane: A Historical Cohort Study.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first malaria fever treatment (MFT) given to patients with general paralysis of the insane (GPI) by the Austrian psychiatrist and later Nobel laureate, Julius Wagner-Jauregg. In 1921 Wagner-Jauregg reported an impressive therapeutic success of MFT and it became the standard treatment for GPI… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000477900

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@article{Ouwens2017MalariaFT, title={Malaria Fever Therapy for General Paralysis of the Insane: A Historical Cohort Study.}, author={Ingrid M Daey Ouwens and C Elisabeth Lens and Aernoud T. L. Fiolet and Alewijn Ott and Peter K{\"{o}hler and Piet A. Kager and Willem M. A. Verhoeven}, journal={European neurology}, year={2017}, volume={78 1-2}, pages={56-62} }