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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Förstl, H; Immler, G; Seitz, M; Hacker, R 
Title:
Ludwig II, King of Bavaria: a royal medical history. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: The case of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, had soon become synonymous with paranoia, after he had drowned at the age of 40 together with the neuropsychiatrist Gudden. METHOD: We were granted access to the Secret Archive of the House of Wittelsbach to study documents on Ludwig's medical history. RESULTS: The documents underlying Gudden's expert opinion which led to Ludwig being deposed would be insufficient for a diagnosis of schizophrenia according to contemporary standards. The autopsy...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Psychiatr Scand 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
118 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
499-502 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0001-690X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie