Wagner-Jauregg


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Wagner-Jauregg

Julius. 1857--1940, Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist; a pioneer of the use of fever therapy in the treatment of mental disorders. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1927
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The relationship between fever and "madness" had been discussed over the centuries, but Wagner-Jauregg made the critical step toward clinical experimentation when he began to treat patients by manipulating their immune systems.
Recently, it was revealed that Wagner-Jauregg supported the Nazi ideas although some of his mentors were Jewish, and first wife, Balbine Frumkin, was also Jewish [29].