[Psychiatrist Johann Christian August Heinroth's (1773-1843) practical work at St George's prison, orphanage and madhouse in Leipzig].

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This paper ventures to give insights into and evaluate HEINROTH's practical work as a doctor at Leipzig's Georgenhaus on the basis of primary sources found at Leipzig and other Saxony archives. The analysis shows that HEINROTH took up this post because of financial needs. Hence there arose a conflict between this job at the city's orphanage and madhouse and… (More)

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@article{Schmideler2004PsychiatristJC, title={[Psychiatrist Johann Christian August Heinroth's (1773-1843) practical work at St George's prison, orphanage and madhouse in Leipzig].}, author={Sebastian Schmideler and H. Schulte Steinberg}, journal={Wurzburger medizinhistorische Mitteilungen}, year={2004}, volume={23}, pages={346-75} }