PMID: 9757428Oct 3, 1998

Neurology in the "3rd Reich" and consequences

Der Nervenarzt
Jürgen Peiffer


This review of German neurology during the Nazi era mentions first the significance of Jewish neurologists for the history of the specialty, and the irreplaceable loss that their expulsion from Germany represented. A brief discussion of the scientific accomplishments of German neurologists during this time is followed by a description of violations of ethical principles, exemplified by the human experiments of G. Schaltenbrand. The spirit of the age exerted a malevolent influence.


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