Did goethe describe attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

Sara Bonazza, Cesa Scaglione, Massimo Poppi, Giovanni Rizzo

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Abstract

As early as 1846, the typical symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were described by Heinrich Hoffmann (1809-1894). However, in Goethe's masterpiece Faust (1832), the character of Euphorion strongly suggests ADHD diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-71
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Neurology
Volume65
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

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Keywords

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Euphorion
  • Goethe

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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Did goethe describe attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? / Bonazza, Sara; Scaglione, Cesa; Poppi, Massimo; Rizzo, Giovanni.

In: European Neurology, Vol. 65, No. 2, 02.2011, p. 70-71.

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Bonazza, Sara ; Scaglione, Cesa ; Poppi, Massimo ; Rizzo, Giovanni. / Did goethe describe attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?. In: European Neurology. 2011 ; Vol. 65, No. 2. pp. 70-71.
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