Vincent van Gogh and his illness. A reflection on a posthumous diagnostic exercise

@article{Voskuil2020VincentVG,
  title={Vincent van Gogh and his illness. A reflection on a posthumous diagnostic exercise},
  author={P. Voskuil},
  journal={Epilepsy \& Behavior},
  year={2020},
  volume={111}
}
  • P. Voskuil
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Epilepsy & Behavior
Many attempts have been undertaken in the past to perform a proper diagnosis of the illness of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam organized a meeting of experts on this issue in 2016. Publication of a final conclusion in a medical journal is still in progress. This article will first outline the meeting and then reflect on pathobiographical issues offering possibilities and limitations in this posthumous attempt at diagnosis. This will give us a summary of the… Expand
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