Section 59
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Milestones of Child Neuropsychiatry

Häßler, F.

Fortschritte der Neurologie-Psychiatrie 84(02): S92-S94


ISSN/ISBN: 1439-3522
PMID: 27806423
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-113968
Accession: 058318170

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The development of child and adolescent psychiatry took different pathways in East and West Germany after World War II. In East Germany, child and adolescent psychiatry put more emphasis on neurology as it was influenced by the foundation of the first chair and care unit in Rostock. Prof. Göllnitz, who held the chair for many years, established child and adolescent neuropsychiatry as a subject in its own right in research and health care and helped promoting it at other universities and medical academies.

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