Darwin's Illness revisited

John Hayman

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It is 200 years since the naturalist Charles Darwin was born. It is therefore an appropriate time to establish the nature of the illness that he endured throughout adulthood and to refute the many fanciful proffered diagnoses, both physical and psychological, or psychoanalytical.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1413 - 1415
Number of pages3
JournalThe BMJ
Issue numberb4968
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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