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  • n. Plural form of pathography.


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  • Yet, as a historian of medicine, I groan at these "pathographies" of famous historical figures written by modern-day clinicians, and as a disability studies scholar recognize that this type of compensatory history is hardly representative of the experiences of disabled persons throughout history.

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  • While I admire Jamison’s skills as a clinician and her courage in sharing her first-hand experience with bipolar disorder, as a historian I just have to groan at these “pathographies” or retrospective diagnoses of historical figures.

    The Myth of Madness and Brilliance « Knitting Clio


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